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Chapter 47. Psychological Reactions to Acute & Chronic Systemic Illness in Pediatric Patients
Psychological Reactions to Acute Physical Illness or Trauma, Psychological Reactions to Chronic Physical Illness.
Regression is a normal reaction to acute physical illness. Physically ill children become more dependent, clinging, and demanding. Younger children may revert to bedwetting and immature speech. Preschool children may interpret the illness as a punishment for something they have done.
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