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Children and Adolescents

This page is currently under construction. In the meantime, here are some resources for clinicians.

Book (free to download)


Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

A Stress-System Approach to Assessment and Treatment


Kasia K, Nicola G, Stephen S, Blanche S (2020) Psychologically informed physiotherapy as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for children and adolescents with functional neurological disorder: Physical and mental health outcomes. J Paediatr Child Health 1–7

Robinson S, Bhatoa RS, Owen T, Golding K, Malik O, Hedderly T (2020) Functional neurological movements in children: Management with a psychological approach. Eur J Paediatr Neurol 28:101–109

For information on a specialist interest group for children and young people with FND, contact:


Rachel Naunton

Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist
Mildred Creak Unit & Me First Practice Facilitator
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust




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