Social Anxiety

How a Child’s Social Anxiety and Holiday Parties Can Mix

November 29, 2016

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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How Dogs May Help Decrease Child Anxiety

December 22, 2015

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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When Picky Eating Can Indicate Anxiety, Depression or ADHD

August 31, 2015

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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How to Help Your Anxious Child be More Confident and Outgoing

December 17, 2013

Anxious children can be shy and introverted children, but you can help your anxious child boost his or her confidence and enjoyment of life with a few helpful suggestions.
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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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How to Teach Anxious Children about ‘Stranger Danger’

October 8, 2013

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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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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School Made Easier: An Strategy Guide for Your Anxious Child

September 6, 2013

The mere thought of going to school can start anxiety creeping into your anxious child's soul. Check out a new book that offers tips on alleviating anxiety and transforming school into a fun and educational place.
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What Your Anxious Child’s Stomach Ache Could Really Mean

August 27, 2013

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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How to Help Your Anxious Child Make Friends

August 20, 2013

New friends can be a scary prospect for your anxious child, but there are things you can do to help. Read on for more!
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