Other Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Can Your Anxious Child’s Friends Impact Fear and Anxiety?

January 30, 2017

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A study looked at how much influence children’s friends have on fear and anxiety. Parents definitely want to check this out to see what the study had to say.
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How a Child’s Social Anxiety and Holiday Parties Can Mix

November 29, 2016

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A child's social anxiety doesn't have to hinder the holiday spirit. Check out some tips for helping your anxious child enjoy all the season brings.
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Book Helps Neglected Children Cope with Anxiety, Emotions, Change

May 10, 2016

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Know any anxious children who had been saddled with adult responsibilities? This new book may help, providing a way to give neglected children the care and attention they need and deserve.
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How Dogs May Help Decrease Child Anxiety

December 22, 2015

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Dogs can help children learn responsibility and cooperation while providing unconditional love. And a recent study also finds dogs may do wonders for reducing children's anxiety.
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How Selective Mutism Can Affect Anxious Children

October 27, 2015

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Certain situations can be scary enough for anxious children that the children are unable to speak. Read on for more on the condition known as selective mutism.
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When Picky Eating Can Indicate Anxiety, Depression or ADHD

August 31, 2015

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Picky eating in children could be just a phase, or it could be a sign of underlying issues such as anxiety, depression or ADHD. Read on to find out what the latest research says about this common childhood habit.
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Separation Anxiety: What’s Normal and What’s a Problem?

May 26, 2015

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Separation anxiety is part of growing up, although it can also become something your child does not outgrow. Learn more about the disorder.
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How You May be Passing Anxiety on to Your Children

April 29, 2015

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Anxiety is contagious? You bet. A study showed anxious parents can end up with anxious children from environmental factors alone.
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Yet More Reasons to Teach Your Anxious Child Mindfulness

January 29, 2015

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We've long touted the benefits of mindfulness for anxious children, and here come yet more reasons to incorporate a regular mindfulness practice into you and your child's lives.
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Help for Anxious Children with OCD: Ten Turtles on Tuesday

April 29, 2014

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Millions of people suffer from OCD, with symptoms often showing up in childhood. Help your child cope with a new book by school psychologist Ellen Flanagan Burns that tells the story of a girl who overcame her obsessions and compulsions.
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