Kids have a hard time with emotions for different reasons. These include stress and mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Kids who experience trauma may also struggle.
It’s very common for kids with
to have trouble managing emotions. ADHD is a problem with executive function, a group of mental skills that includes self-control.
Many kids with ADHD get better at managing emotions as they develop. But ADHD is a lifelong condition, and some continue to have trouble with it into their teen and young adult years.
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ADHD and trouble managing emotions