Separation Anxiety

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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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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Therapy for Anxious Kids…At School?

November 22, 2013

School-Based Therapy

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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How to Teach Anxious Children about ‘Stranger Danger’

October 8, 2013

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Anxious children may already harbor anxiety and fear around strangers, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take the time to discuss the proverbial "stranger danger" and ways your child can stay safest.
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Identifying Risk Factors for Panic Attacks in Teens

October 4, 2013

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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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Does Your Child Have Separation Anxiety?

August 30, 2013

Is It Separation Anxiety?

Every child goes through phases, but it isn't always easy to know when your son or daughter is experiencing something that may be harmful to his or her well-being. Do you know how to tell the difference between first-day-of-school jitters and genuine anxiety?
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What Your Anxious Child’s Stomach Ache Could Really Mean

August 27, 2013

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Your child's stomach ache may stem not from something he ate but from the anxiety he's feeling. Check out more info on the anxiety to pain link and what you can do to help.
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Home Schooling vs. Traditional School for Children with Anxiety and ADHD

August 6, 2013

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Ever wonder if home schooling may be a much better fit for your child than the daily anxiety fest of heading off to the classroom? Here are some things to think about to help you make up your mind.
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Child and Teen Anxiety in Another Culture

July 19, 2013

Anxiety in Kids and Teens

Anxiety disorders can affect people in any culture and of any age. Researchers recently sought to find out how common anxiety problems were in youth in a region of Africa. Learn what they discovered here!
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Summer Camp Tips for You and Your Anxious Child

July 2, 2013

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Summer camp can so be fun in the sun for your anxious child, especially if you check out some helpful hints for making the experience as fulfilling as possible.
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