Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: Lou | 2013/05/15 Badly behaved teen Hi Doc, My 13 year old daughter has ADHD and is always in trouble at school for her behaviour. Honestly, it is more her bad attitude that gets her into trouble than the ADHD stuff. I've tried EVERYTHING to get through to her - nothing works. Her current excuse for this is that it is a "phase". This phase has been going on for the last 3 years at least! At home she is rude, refuses to do chores, backchats and is cheeky. She also throws temper tantrums and has these fits of hysteria if I punish her by taking her phone away etc. I'm a single mom, and the stress of all of this landed me in casualty last year with chronic high blood prssure and the possibility of heart attack. I'm now on meds to control all of this, but I cant take much more of this constant ugliness with her. I've taken her for therapy, taken her to a psychologist, she is on Ritalin for the ADHD and I've read every book or article on behavioural problems, and I'm now at the end of my tether. The school has also send me a letter to say she is a bully and must go to the school councellor for some session - which is fine with me, but I dont hold out much hope. Please help - I'm at the end of my rope now. Thanks Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions Harmful diabetes medication Pimples during pregnancy Teenager has ADD The effectiveness of trigestrel Oral sex with ectopic pregnancy? Emotionally abused Harmful diabetes medication Pimples during pregnancy Movements in my womb Abortion pill Hi im on depo for one month now and have gained 7kg despite of the fact that im using herbex slimming products.What can I di to stop the weight gain? My son and I If a girl swallows sperm, can she get pregnant? He called me filth Hormone advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher!