anxiety disorders

Why Children with Cats Have More Mental Health Issues

March 29, 2018

Cats can make terrific pets, although a study reported that children with cats have more mental health issues than those without cats. Read on for more.
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How to Help Anxious Teens (without Making It Worse)

February 28, 2018

Even the most well-meaning parents can make teen anxiety worse if they're not sure how to deal with it. Check out some dos and don'ts for helping your anxious teen cope.
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How Child Anxiety Can Masquerade as Aggression

January 30, 2018

Child anxiety can be tricky, often taking on the form of aggression. Check out some sign that your child's aggression is really anxiety, along with tips for dealing with it.
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Why Teen Anxiety is Skyrocketing

October 31, 2017

Teens have always felt some levels of anxiety, but numbers for anxious teens has been on the rise over the last several years.
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What to Do When Your Anxious Child Refuses to Go to School

August 31, 2017

Anxious children can view school as a scary place and even refuse to go. Here's what you can do to help your child work through school refusal.
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Child Anxiety or Underlying Medical Issue? Symptoms Can be Same

June 27, 2017

In many cases, symptoms of anxiety and depression in children can be the same as a number of physical conditions. Read on to find out more.
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How a Few Simple, Colorful Tools Can Help Calm Anxious Children

December 26, 2016

Art has numerous benefits for anxious children, and here's a quick and simple exercise that can bring on those benefits pronto.
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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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How Selective Mutism Can Affect Anxious Children

October 27, 2015

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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