Self-Stimulatory Behavior: Medical Contributors – Dr. C’s Morning Minute 160

There could be a connection between your child’s self-stimulatory behaviors and physical discomfort from headaches or constipation. Keeping track of self-stimulatory behaviors in a journal can help to identify correlations between those behaviors and medical issues. Learn more on today’s Dr. C’s Morning Minute. Share your thoughts and questions below, or contact me at

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Dr. John Carosso

Dr. Carosso has more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Child Clinical Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist working in private, inpatient, outpatient, residential, school, and home settings. He is Clinical Director of Community Psychiatric Centers (, a licensed Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic, and operates both the Autism Center of Pittsburgh ( and the Dyslexia Diagnostic and Treatment Center (