Scene at the paediatric clinic. Parents of an 8 year old boy describing his worrying behaviour:
Mum: Well recently he’s just been getting these rages and he becomes quite aggressi- *Son playing with blocks turns his head to look at mum*
*Son continues to play with blocks and builds something resembling a gun*
Dr: What’s that you’re building there?
Son: *points ‘gun’ at the wall* It’s a gun!
Dr: What’s that for?
Son: *points gun around the room at the people present* To shoot someone
*Mother’s eyes widen* *Father shifts in his seat and looks at son*
Son: *Points gun to own head* Or to commit suicide
Dr: Do you think that’s a good idea?