Violent Behavior can cause emotional or physical harm to others and it may range from verbal abuse to physical abuse. Occasional violent outbursts are common and Violent Behavior is a problem when it brings harm to others or becomes a regular problem. Some of the common causes of Violent Behavior include mental health, physical health, work or school environment, life experiences, and socioeconomic factors.
HOW IS VIOLENT BEHAVIOR DIAGNOSED?
A Psychiatrist diagnoses Violent Behavior by performing a physical examination and examining the behavioral pattern of the patient. In certain cases, the doctor may perform MRI and CT scan also.
HOW IS VIOLENT BEHAVIOR TREATED?
Treatment for violent behavior is usually based on one to one counseling and group therapy so that the root of the problem is discovered. Such patients may require inpatient rehabilitation to. In other cases, they may be given mild sedatives and anti-depression medicines to curb their aggressive behavior pattern. Involving them in other occupational therapies also helps to treat this problem in the long run.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is important to take early treatment for violent behaviour in order to avoid hurting oneself.