Symptoms of Stress in Children/Adolescents

    • Irritability or unusual emotionality or volatility
    • Sleep difficulty or nightmares
    • Inability to concentrate
    • Drop in grades or other functioning
    • Toileting or eating concerns
    • Headaches or stomach aches
    • Unexplained fears or increased anxiety
    • Regression to earlier developmental levels
    • Isolation from family activities or peer relationships
    • Drug or alcohol experimentation