Flashcards in 5 - Paeds - Safeguarding - CAMHS - School refusal Deck (6):
school refusal - what is it? what might child complain of?
refusing to go school due to overwhelming anxiety disproportionate to stress at school
nausea, headache, unwell confined to weekday term time mornings that clear by midday normally
school refusal may be rational - why?
School refusal causes? what about in adolescents especially?
separation anxiety with parents - typically <11y - may be provoked by adverse life events eg family death
anxiety provoked by some aspect of school
adolescents -> depressive or anxiety disorder / intolerance of uncertainty
how to trt separation anxiety
promote separation from parents eg sleepover while arranging early return to school
MGMT of school refusal - initial things?
advise/support parents and school
trt emotional disorder
address bullying/educational difficulties