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    Hi everyone!
    I'm currently doing a project with the title
    "What are the main considerations for helping young children to understand the concept of somatisation?"
    Although somatisation sounds all fancy, all it really means is when emotional stress, upset or turmoil is converted by the brain into physical symptoms. These can be as minor as a headache due to problems at school or as major as seizures.


    The most common form of somatisation is where young children may experience stomach aches or headaches due to a bully or teacher. Although in some cases the kid may be 'faking' the illness to avoid going to school, a lot of the time the child is actually experiencing the pain and is not in control of it - the pain is a result of the anxiety, worry or upset caused by a stimulus.

    It would be really helpful if anyone couldpost below with any symptoms they experienced as a child that, on reflection,may have been a result of worry, upset or stress.

    Also, if you have the time, it would be fantastic if you could fill in my survey.
    The link is below

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/63PYPF5

    Thanks everyone!
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    (Original post by Dannaaay)
    Hi everyone!
    I'm currently doing a project with the title
    "What are the main considerations for helping young children to understand the concept of somatisation?"
    Although somatisation sounds all fancy, all it really means is when emotional stress, upset or turmoil is converted by the brain into physical symptoms. These can be as minor as a headache due to problems at school or as major as seizures.


    The most common form of somatisation is where young children may experience stomach aches or headaches due to a bully or teacher. Although in some cases the kid may be 'faking' the illness to avoid going to school, a lot of the time the child is actually experiencing the pain and is not in control of it - the pain is a result of the anxiety, worry or upset caused by a stimulus.

    It would be really helpful if anyone couldpost below with any symptoms they experienced as a child that, on reflection,may have been a result of worry, upset or stress.

    Also, if you have the time, it would be fantastic if you could fill in my survey.
    The link is below

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/63PYPF5

    Thanks everyone!
    Danny x
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    (Original post by Dannaaay)
    Hi everyone!
    I'm currently doing a project with the title
    "What are the main considerations for helping young children to understand the concept of somatisation?"
    Although somatisation sounds all fancy, all it really means is when emotional stress, upset or turmoil is converted by the brain into physical symptoms. These can be as minor as a headache due to problems at school or as major as seizures.


    The most common form of somatisation is where young children may experience stomach aches or headaches due to a bully or teacher. Although in some cases the kid may be 'faking' the illness to avoid going to school, a lot of the time the child is actually experiencing the pain and is not in control of it - the pain is a result of the anxiety, worry or upset caused by a stimulus.

    It would be really helpful if anyone couldpost below with any symptoms they experienced as a child that, on reflection,may have been a result of worry, upset or stress.

    Also, if you have the time, it would be fantastic if you could fill in my survey.
    The link is below

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/63PYPF5

    Thanks everyone!
    Danny x
    I'm not sure this counts as "young" ahah but just incase anything i have to say might be useful i'll post it down. I'm 17 but yet during this past exam season i got pretty stressed which made me feel physically unwell, i felt nauseous and had the shakes, lost my appetite, a few nights with having trouble sleeping. I've had exam stress before but never that bad, never with those symptoms, all i can say is i guess the stress i had was too much stress and that morphed into something physical.


    Also my friend, within the past year suddenly started suffering from episodes of seizures, i don't think he was diagnosed with anything specific ( that i remember/know of ) but he told me the doctor said the cause of the seizures were stress related. I remember asking him about what might have been causing him stress and he said he didn 't really now, i guess you can say that he wasn't even aware of the stress on a conscious level but yet it had still developed into physical symptoms.
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    (Original post by Miss.Dee97)
    I'm not sure this counts as "young" ahah but just incase anything i have to say might be useful i'll post it down. I'm 17 but yet during this past exam season i got pretty stressed which made me feel physically unwell, i felt nauseous and had the shakes, lost my appetite, a few nights with having trouble sleeping. I've had exam stress before but never that bad, never with those symptoms, all i can say is i guess the stress i had was too much stress and that morphed into something physical.


    Also my friend, within the past year suddenly started suffering from episodes of seizures, i don't think he was diagnosed with anything specific ( that i remember/know of ) but he told me the doctor said the cause of the seizures were stress related. I remember asking him about what might have been causing him stress and he said he didn 't really now, i guess you can say that he wasn't even aware of the stress on a conscious level but yet it had still developed into physical symptoms.
    That's perfect for my research, thank you! I'm looking at this from ages 0-18, and focusing on how we can present it to younger children because if they're told it's psychological (or as one doctor told me, 'all in your head') it can be taken the wrong way. The things exams do to us, hey?
    Also, the thing about your friend with seizures - apparently seizures are pretty common somatisation symptoms! I wouldn't have thought something so serious would have come from stress, but apparently so because I spoke to a child psychologist and she said seizures, especially in teenagers, are quite common symptoms of stress. About him not being conscious of the stress - that's exactly what I used to get! I never actually felt stressed, but the stress would manifest itself in physical ways instead of me actually feeling the 'sense' of stress.

    Anything is an amazing help for my project, so thank you so much for taking the time to answer! xx
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    (Original post by Dannaaay)
    Hi everyone!
    I'm currently doing a project with the title
    "What are the main considerations for helping young children to understand the concept of somatisation?"
    Although somatisation sounds all fancy, all it really means is when emotional stress, upset or turmoil is converted by the brain into physical symptoms. These can be as minor as a headache due to problems at school or as major as seizures.


    The most common form of somatisation is where young children may experience stomach aches or headaches due to a bully or teacher. Although in some cases the kid may be 'faking' the illness to avoid going to school, a lot of the time the child is actually experiencing the pain and is not in control of it - the pain is a result of the anxiety, worry or upset caused by a stimulus.

    It would be really helpful if anyone couldpost below with any symptoms they experienced as a child that, on reflection,may have been a result of worry, upset or stress.

    Also, if you have the time, it would be fantastic if you could fill in my survey.
    The link is below

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/63PYPF5

    Thanks everyone!
    Danny x
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    (Original post by Dannaaay)
    Hi everyone!
    I'm currently doing a project with the title
    "What are the main considerations for helping young children to understand the concept of somatisation?"
    Although somatisation sounds all fancy, all it really means is when emotional stress, upset or turmoil is converted by the brain into physical symptoms. These can be as minor as a headache due to problems at school or as major as seizures.


    The most common form of somatisation is where young children may experience stomach aches or headaches due to a bully or teacher. Although in some cases the kid may be 'faking' the illness to avoid going to school, a lot of the time the child is actually experiencing the pain and is not in control of it - the pain is a result of the anxiety, worry or upset caused by a stimulus.

    It would be really helpful if anyone couldpost below with any symptoms they experienced as a child that, on reflection,may have been a result of worry, upset or stress.

    Also, if you have the time, it would be fantastic if you could fill in my survey.
    The link is below

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/63PYPF5

    Thanks everyone!
    Danny x
    I have done your survey Could you help me as well? Thank you!!^^
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    (Original post by DemiMeer)
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