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Child Fear And Suicide Chapter 6 Summary

Decent Essays

1. Question leading to reconsideration or rethinking
In chapter five of the book, it discusses the idea of the “anxious parent.” The chapter raises an interesting point when it comes to the separation of the parent from the child. It is never easy for the child and parent to separate from each other, especially if it is their first time. Brafman explains that the parting experience can be a traumatic event, where many children “see the primary school setting as a totally new challenge” (31). It is evident that being in a new place surrounded by strangers can be an overwhelming experience for the child, but it does not mean that it must be a bad one. In many cases, the child does not understand what is going on and the idea of separating is

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