Our expert says:
In trying to understand what may be happening here, i's important to assess what's really happening to him. Many kids, especially intelligent and/or sensitive ones, get bullied, and dealing with this must include involving the school to discipline and control the bullies.
Maybe he at times has unrealisic expectations from some of his friends ?
Really intelligent kids who can get very high marks, can develop unnecessary but none-the-less troublesome worries - getting 90 % becomes worrying if you're expecting 100 %.
Play Therapists may have a minor role to play with some kids, but are not qualified to make a psychiatric diagnosis, especially an uncommon one like this. All kids met SOME criteria of some conditions, and what's normal. The point of the serts of criteria is that ALL criteria need to be met before one wonders if this is a real issue in the kid.
The different issues you describe don't sound like a disorder as such, though a good child psychologist, apart from being actually qualified to make diagnoses, may be able to suggest some rather minor ( but skilled ) counselling to help him adjust more comfortably to using his skills and avoiding being too sensitive or worried.
I very much doubt that medication would be appropriate
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