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DSM-5 Danger: Misdiagnosis of Physical Conditions in Your Anxious Child

January 30, 2013

Your child's anxiety may result in physical symptoms, but he could also be suffering from a physical ailment or condition. Don't look for DSM-5 to help make a correct diagnosis. Read more to find out why.
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Is Your Anxious Child Violent and Angry? Perhaps Gratitude Can Help

January 25, 2013

When your anxious child lashes out in anger and violence, you may want to skip the lecture and go for a gratitude list instead. Several studies tell you why.
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The Parents Guide to Teaching Mindfulness to Children with Anxiety

January 14, 2013

Thumbnail image for The Parents Guide to Teaching Mindfulness to Children with Anxiety Want an anxious child that is calmer, more serene and has fewer fears and less anxiety? Mindfulness may be just what you need. Read on to learn what it is, how to practice it and how to pass it along to your children.
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‘Truth Be Told’: New Book May Help You and Your Anxious Kid Survive a Loved One’s Suicide

January 11, 2013
Getting though tragedy, such as a loved one's suicide, can be easier when you know you're not alone and even easier still when someone else shares the way they managed to get through it. That someone is Lucinda Bassett in her new book "Truth Be Told."
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DSM-5 Danger: What Happens to Your Anxious Child when ‘Normal’ Grief becomes Clinical Depression

January 10, 2013

Normal grief and clinical depression may be totally different issues, although the DSM-5 now has the power to treat them as one in the same. Read to learn of the detrimental impact this may have on you and your anxious child.
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How Four Questions Can Help Assess if Anxious Kids are at Risk for Suicide

January 9, 2013

Emergency room professionals are in a a prime location to assess anxious kids for their suicide risk. A study determined four key questions such workers can ask to help determine the overall suicide risk so action can quickly be taken. Read on to learn more.
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The Complete Guide to the 2013 DSM-5 and What the Changes Mean to You and Your Anxious Child

January 4, 2013

A revised psychiatrist's "bible," or DSM-5, is making its official debut in May. Controversy has long been swirling around the changes, which could have an impact on the mental health care you and your anxious child receive.
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Teaching Your Teen To Deal with Stress

October 10, 2012

If you're concerned by your teen's emotional and physical state, you may be interested in the findings linked to a new high school health program. The fitness-based curriculum was shown to have a major impact on the participating students' well-being. Read more about it here.
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Internet Usage Linked to Depression

September 28, 2012

Our busy lives may cause us to use the Internet more than we should. Scientists have now shown a link between excessive surfing and depression.
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The Effects of Long-Term Stress

September 27, 2012

Severe or prolonged stress can have a profound impact on the development and future life of a child.
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