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Which principle should guide the nurse’s response in the following case?



A mother asks the nurse how to handle her 5-year-old child. who recently started wetting the pants after being completely toilet trained. The child just started attending nursery school 2 days a week.

A. The child forgets previously learned skills
B. The child experiences growth while regressing. regrouping. and then progressing
C. The parents may refer less mature behaviors
D. The child returns to a level of behavior that increases the sense of security.

This question is part of Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Quiz 2
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Jul 30, 2020

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Answered Nov 17, 2017

The child returns to a level of behavior that increases the sense of security.

The stress of starting nursery school may trigger a return to a level of successful behavior from earlier stages of development.Option A: A childs skills remain intact. although increased stress may prevent the child from using these skills.Option B: Growth occurs when the child does not regress.Option C: Parents rarely desire less mature behaviors.
 

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