The answer will surprise you.
According to four experts consulted by ME, yes. The disease, in fact, would be psychosomatic symptoms, that is, physical responses triggered by psychological issues. These symptoms – fever, headache, nausea, etc. – are chemical reactions caused by the “emotional brain,” composed of the hypothalamus, amygdala and hippocampus. But what can also happen is the child forging some symptoms to make the parents give in. Neuropsychology specialist Carolina Veras points out that it is necessary to teach children to deal with frustrations. “Parents often give in when they should impose limits. This attitude reinforces the problem, “she says. If the psychosomatic effects are prolonged, it is necessary to seek a psychologist. They can trigger depression and tendency to insulation.
TdF suggested – Maria Eduarda
CONSULTING Belisa Brisola Prado, a psychologist and specialist in child neuropsychology; Augusto Jimenez, psychologist and CEO of Minds Idiomas; Rafael Lutero, professor of pedagogy at the Eniac University Center; Lorena Sotopietra Nolasco, psychopedagogue; and Carolina Veras, a psychologist specializing in neuropsychology and cognitive-behavioral therapy