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Can Praise Backfire for Your Anxious Child?

September 30, 2017

Praise is a good thing, as long as you word it in such a way that it doesn't backfire for your anxious child.
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Can Your Anxious Child’s Friends Impact Fear and Anxiety?

January 30, 2017

A study looked at how much influence children’s friends have on fear and anxiety. Parents definitely want to check this out to see what the study had to say.
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How an Anxious Child’s Lack of Sleep Now Leads to Depression Later

July 25, 2016

Your anxious child may get cranky and uncontrollable without enough sleep, but even bigger problems, like depression, can be waiting down the line if insufficient sleep becomes an ongoing habit.
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Why You Don’t Want to Spank Your Anxious Child

May 12, 2016

Spanking has sparked debate for years, yet a new study may be the end-all to put the debate to rest. Read on to find out what it says.
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How Exercise Helps Anxious Children Cope with Bullies

September 30, 2015

Regular physical activity can help anxious children in numerous ways, especially when it comes to coping with bullies. Read on for more!
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Yet More Reasons to Teach Your Anxious Child Mindfulness

January 29, 2015

We've long touted the benefits of mindfulness for anxious children, and here come yet more reasons to incorporate a regular mindfulness practice into you and your child's lives.
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How the Effects of Childhood Bullying Can Linger into Adulthood

September 30, 2014

Even if bullying stops once your anxious child hits adulthood, the effects of the bullying can linger for years, resulting in mental and physical health issues.
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When It Comes to Autism, Environment Matters

March 28, 2014

It's long been known that genetics play a role in the development of autism spectrum disorder, but a new study uncovers the role environmental factors may play as well. Read on for more!
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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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What’s Happening in the Brain of an Anxious Teen?

November 21, 2013

Advances in science and technology are allowing researchers to learn more than they ever have about anxiety in the brain. Find out what UCLA is finding in teens who have anxiety disorders.
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