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Why is my child so negative?

Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine
Your child is so negative because he may be perfectionistic and/or pessimistic in his view of himself, the world and the future. His limited world view triggers a knee jerk negative reaction in the brain to disappointment or failure.

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