Health Tip: Your Child May Be Stressed02/16/11
(HealthDay News) -- Even kids can be stressed out, to the point
that it affects their physical and psychological health.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says these are possible signs
that your child is under too much stress:
- Physical complaints such as a stomach ache or headache.
- Fatigue, restlessness or agitation.
- Signs of depression, although the child is not very
- Irritability and loss of interest in favorite activities.
- Lack of interest in school, dropping grades.
- Behavioral changes such as lying, stealing, avoiding
responsibilities at home or becoming more dependent on
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