How to Recognise When Your Child Feels Agitated

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Suitable for: Families of primary-age children

When your child feels agitated, they have a feeling of intense restlessness and feel worked up inside. It’s a common feeling for both adults and children when we feel stressed or under pressure. 

Common reasons for children to feel agitated include:


When your child is agitated, they are easily annoyed. The littlest thing may provoke them. It could be brought on by a specific event or for no obvious reason.




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