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posted by snarkydude

In reply to: 12-year-old Athens boy threatens to kill mother over bread »

February 6, 2013

Lack of parenting early on?
Undiagnosed bi-polar or manic disorder?
Is he already drugged out on Ritalyn or Adderall?
Lots of good reasons for this behavior.

At 12, he could already be over 6 ft tall, and very dangerous. The real problem is that she will have a difficult time getting help from the mental health system, until he actually commits a crime.

Strict parenting or whipping at this point in time is useless. If he doesn't get some kind of help, this boy's going to wind up hurting someone.

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