What about a child who is 5 years old, has begun to wet and defecate in his pants and bed, slapped a child in the face at school, talks about an unknown friend, and until the last few weeks been docile, sweet and humble?
This behavior could be a way to gain attention. However, if the child was otherwise non-problematic, then maybe there has been something in school or at home or with playmates that has upset him tremendously. You need to make an attempt to find this out. Other than this it could also be a behavior disorder. Please consult a counselor to get to the root of the problem. Take care!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.