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.
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.