04 Apr '11, 9pm

Take a chill pill, kids: Stress may be inevitable, but it can definitely be reduced with good stress management

ADULTS tend to view the world of children as happy and carefree. After all, they don't have jobs to keep or bills to pay, so what could they possibly be stressed about? Associate Professor Daniel Fung, a senior consultant and chief of the department of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), describes stress as "the reaction to some change in one's environment". He added: "Plenty of changes occur in the growing up years; and our mind and body reacts to them. The inability to handle these changes is what causes stress." Is your child under stress? Since children are not able to verbalise their problems, they tend to show signs instead. Hence, parents should monitor their child and note if they are undergoing any behavioural changes. Dr Ng Koon Hock, a consultant psychiatrist at Thomson Paediatric Centre, who spoke at the First Mums' and Dads...

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