The Department of Mental Health warns parents not to ignore the problem of aggressive children. Pointing out the risk of growing up to be a gangster

The Department of Mental Health warns parents not to ignore the problem of aggressive children. Pointing out the risk of growing up to be a gangster

          Department of Mental Health reminds parents Don’t ignore the problem of aggression of your child, pointing out that 40 percent grow up may be at risk. Thug gangster!

          The Department of Mental Health reminds parents not to ignore the problem of aggressive children. Bullying, harming other people – property – creatures or speaking vulgarly Point out that it’s not a child with normal courage. But it is a behavioral disease that needs to be corrected urgently. Adjust parenting patterns or take them to therapy since childhood. will have a better chance If left to grow more than 40 percent may become a gangster gangster. Revealing the latest survey results in 2016 found that 150,000 school-aged students aged 13-17 had aggressive behavior disorder across the country.
          On June 3, 2018, Squadron Leader Dr. Boonrueang Triruangworawat Director General Department of Mental Health gave an interview that A major problem that is common among school-aged children and adolescents is aggression, severe delinquency, which is classified as a behavioral disorder of children. Called aggressive behavior disorder (conduct disorder), it must be properly treated and treated early to help improve. But in the past, parents still had a misunderstanding that aggression is the development of normal children’s assertiveness, so they did not discourage them. This disease, if released continuously when the child grows more than 40 percent, may become a gangster. and lead to other problems such as family conflicts study problems drug problem and premature sexual behavior
          According to a survey by the Department of Mental Health in 2016 among children and youth aged 13-17 A year with about 4 million people, 3.8 percent of them were found to have aggressive behavioral disorder. It is estimated that there are approximately 1.5 hundred thousand people nationwide. mostly male
          There are many factors that cause aggressive children. Part of it comes from the base of children who are difficult to raise, moody, which is about 15 percent, or it may be caused by abnormalities in brain chemistry. For example, children with attention deficit disorder, autism, depression and cerebral palsy, or from social and environmental conditions, which found that children who watched the movie Playing games with violent content often results in a child’s spirit of emulation, but the biggest culprit is family and upbringing.


  •           The Director-General of the Department of Mental Health further said that there are 7 forms of parenting that cause aggressive behavior in children:




1. Abandoned parenting
2. Severe punishment for children
3. Parenting in a childish way Because they are afraid that the child will not love them.
4. The family often quarrels, insults, and hits each other for the children to see.
5. Likes to provoke children or provoke
the children to be angry. Daily
7. Giving back to the child when doing something wrong make the child think that the wrong thing is right

        As for Dr. Kusumawadee Khamkliang, director of the Northeastern Institute of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Khon Kaen Province, said aggressive behavior For example, adult arguments can be found in children in general. As he grows up, his behavior gradually decreases. hurt or torture other beings, defraud or steal Severe violations of the rules, such as running away from home or school, which is more common in boys between the ages of 10 and 12 and in women between the ages of 14 and 16.

Resolving and preventing the problem of aggressive children Must start from childhood. There are 7 recommendations as follows.

1. Adults should control children to stop aggression with peace, such as hugging or holding children to stop. After the child has calmed down Should talk about the reason why the child is not satisfied until showing aggression. So that children can vent into words.

2. Must not use violence to supplement. Severe punishment in aggressive children does not improve aggression. The child may pause the behavior for a while. But in the end, it will return to show that behavior again. 3. There should

be no bargaining when the child has aggressive behavior.

4. Children should start training from the age of 3 to learn how to control their emotions, for example, to separate themselves when feeling angry.

5. Train them to Children know empathy. having a compassionate heart toward people, animals, or other living beings

6. Avoid criticizing and comparing. because it will cause the child to have an inferiority complex Including intimidation and deception or incite children to be angry 7. Adults

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