blue_ocean

Child psychiatry

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An 8-year-old girl is restless, not sleeping well and has frequent stomach aches. She is also missing school frequently - 

  1. Truancy
  2. School refusal
  3. Depression
  4. GAD
  5. Social phobia

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The diagnosis is generalized anxiety disorder. The symptoms in children include somatic symptoms (such as headache, stomach pains, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath), nail biting, hair pulling and school refusal.

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I agree with you blue_ ocean. I think it's GAD.

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