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1

With the Newborn infant what are some social and emotional concerns?

interactions with caregiver, stranger anxiety, & separation anxiety.

2

With the Newborn/infant what are some important things in promoting growth and development? Potential concerns?

play, early learning, safety, nutrition, sleep/rest, healthy teeth and gums; colic, spitting up, thumb sucking/pacifier.

3

What are some important factors in toddlers dealing with social and emotional development?

separation, very egocentric("mine, me do"), parallel play

4

What are some potential concerns with toddlers?

toilet training, negativism, tempers, thumb sucking, sibling rivalry, regression.

5

True or False: Preschoolers begin to interact with each other not just along side, but may show stranger anxiety.

true

6

What is important in preschoolers to promote growth and development?

language development

7

What are some potential concerns with school age children?

tv and video games, school phobia, latchkey children, stealing, lying, cheating, bullying, tobacco and alcohol education.

8

When is the peak of parental conflicts? age?

middle adolescence 14-17

9

True or False during early adolescence (11-13) children have lack of impulse control.

true

10

What stages are parents most concerned about their children?

baby, toddler, and adolescence

11

What is binge eating?

eating large amounts of food when not hungry, usually seen in adolescence female.

12

What is it called when you eat in response to stress?

emotional eating

13

What do maladaptive eating patterns lead to?

obesity

14

What is it called when you awaken from REM sleep with a scary dream?

nightmares

15

what are some risk factors of nightmares?

fear of sleeping alone, family upsets, change of school/routine, emotional disturbances, scary costumes, movies, etc.

16

How do you manage nightmares?

accept fear, comfort child, discuss nightmare in daylight, use night lights, monster spray.

17

What are night terrors?

partial awakening from non-REM sleep, usually 20-90 after fall asleep, peak 3-5 years

18

What are some autonomic signs of night terrors?

rapid pulse, increased RR, sweating, glassy look, cry, yell for 5-20 mins.

19

What are some management for night terrors?

do not awaken, protect child, keep diary

20

True or False The more the parents are stressed the more stressed the children will be.

true

21

What are some signs of a stressed child?

stomachache, HA, poor school performance.

22

What are some ways parents can respond to stressors?

home rules/expectations, goal setting with charts, play & work together, share visits with relatives, positive experiences of love, concern, & pride, communication skills, conflict resolution/anger management.

23

True or False childhood fears are more common in girls and if parents are fearful/anxious.

true

24

Name some common childhood fears for the age groups:
1-2, 2-3, 2-6, 3-5, 9, 10-12, 12

1-2: falling, separation, toilets, animals
2-3: loud noises
2-6: darkness
3-5: monsters/ghost
9: new situations
10-12: war
12: burglars

25

True or False it is important parents don't overreact or dismiss childhood fears, try to come up with a solution.

true

26

What are some things stranger anxiety is influenced by?

temperament, presence of illness or fatigue, the way the stranger approaches.

27

When does stranger anxiety begin to appear?

3-9 months

28

When is the second peak of stranger anxiety?

18-20 months

29

True or False a good way to deal with stranger anxiety is to sneak away from your kid when you leave them.

false

30

What are some ways to deal with school phobia?

support parents, notify school.