Violent Behavior is an expression of aggressive and violent behaviour by an individual. This may happen once or even recurrently and the symptoms here include aggressive physical and emotional behavior. Such people may also harm other individuals and are a big danger to themselves to. They would tend to get angry very fast, display physical aggression, etc.
HOW IS VIOLENT BEHAVIOR DIAGNOSED?
A psychiatrist diagnoses violent behavior by clinical features, medical history and observation of the patient
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?
If untreated, Violent Behavior does give rise to criminal acts.