How Does Stress Affect A Child’s Brain?

November 26, 2013

A child does not usually know how to deal with stress and anxiety. This is why many kids will just scream or cry when upset. But how does sustained anxiety affect a child over time?
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Therapy for Anxious Kids…At School?

November 22, 2013

Most of a child's time is spent in school, so it makes sense that some mental health professionals are looking in to how to introduce treatments for anxious children in a school setting. Find out how school-based treatments fare in treating anxiety in kids.
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What’s Happening in the Brain of an Anxious Teen?

November 21, 2013

Advances in science and technology are allowing researchers to learn more than they ever have about anxiety in the brain. Find out what UCLA is finding in teens who have anxiety disorders.
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Anxiety in Teens with Bipolar Disorder

November 13, 2013

When multiple mental health conditions affect one person, it can be very difficult to cope with the effects and treat the various symptoms. How does anxiety affect teenagers who have bipolar disorder? Read to find out.
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Group Therapy for Anxiety, Depression in Teenagers

October 30, 2013

We all know that social interaction is very important for teenagers. This concept may contribute to the success of group sessions for treating anxiety and depression in adolescents. Read more about it here!
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Math Anxiety Can Be Passed to Your Children

October 24, 2013

Math anxiety is something a lot of kids deal with at some point. It can be a challenging and frustrating subject for some. But how much of the negativity about math is due to the adults' attitudes?
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Mobile Application Helps Kids Deal with Anxiety

October 17, 2013

Children with anxiety disorders can struggle to cope with stressful situations that occur at school or at work. They often need extra care and patience from parents and teachers. Find out how a new application may help these anxious kids to cope.
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How to Identify Anxiety in Your Child

October 10, 2013

Dealing with anxiety issues can be overwhelming, especially for a child. But how can you tell if a child is truly suffering from anxiety or if he or she is just feeling too much pressure? Find out more here.
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Identifying Risk Factors for Panic Attacks in Teens

October 4, 2013

For most people, being a teenager is a challenge in and of itself. Having to worry about panic attacks in addition to the emotional and physical changes of adolescence can be overwhelming for a young person. In this article, we will explore the traits which predispose certain teens to panic attacks later in life.
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Mental Health Worker Calls for Understanding of Childhood Shyness

October 2, 2013

As a parent, you want your child to enjoy a rich, healthy social life. Social interactions are especially important in a child's development. This is why many parents urge their shy children to be more outgoing. But is that really the right thing to do?
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