Health Tip: When Your Child is Stressed04/20/12
(HealthDay News) -- Stress is a fact of life, and children are
no less immune than their parents.
How can you recognize if your child is "stressed out?" The
American Academy of Pediatrics mentions these possible warning
- Having physical problems, such as stomach ache or
- Appearing agitated, tired or restless.
- Seeming depressed and unwilling to talk about his or her
- Losing interest in activities and wanting to stay at home.
- Acting irritable or negative.
- Participating less at school, possibly including slipping
- Exhibiting antisocial behavior (stealing or lying), avoiding
chores or becoming increasingly dependent on his or her
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