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Temper Tantrums: How To Stop And Prevent Disruptive Outbursts

Janellie R. Azaret, M.D.

The Miami Herald

Nov 10, 2016

"All behaviors are a form of communication and have a function. Tantrums can occur when your child wants access to an object or an activity, or is trying to avoid doing something he or she does not want to do, like taking a bath. They can also happen if your child is uncomfortable for any reason and cannot explain it."