anxiety disorders

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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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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Separation Anxiety: What’s Normal and What’s a Problem?

May 26, 2015

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

Anxiety is contagious? You bet. A study showed anxious parents can end up with anxious children from environmental factors alone.
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How to Deflate Your Child’s Anxiety with a Single Question

March 31, 2015

Anxious children know the power anxious thoughts can have over them. But this single question can be just as powerful for stopping those thoughts in their tracks.
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