Short-Term Side Effects of Anxiety Medication in Children

There are several types of drugs used to treat anxiety disorders in children, all with their own distinct side effects.

Sleep, Your Child’s Anxiety, and How to Make it Better By Tonight

Sleep problems in children can be caused by anxiety or result in decreased tolerance to stress. Recent research points to several hidden causes parents need to know and shows how you can help you child get the rest they need.

Stress During Pregnancy Harms Babies

It's long been known that stress experienced during pregnancy harms a child, but recent studies are challenging how long this affects a child.

Coping with Stress During Pregnancy

Experiencing stress during pregnancy is toxic for both the mother and the child. Learn how to manage stress during these vital months.

Anxiety Relief for Children Dealing with Trauma

Young children are often comforted by a familiar object such as a warm blanket or a stuffed animal. It turns out that these traditional means of comfort may have real benefits for an anxious child's health. Read what law officers in Florida are doing to support the mental well-being of young victims.

Mindfulness or MBSR for Treating Child Anxiety

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness practices have proven themselves highly beneficial for treating anxiety, panic attacks, and more. Learn what it is, the supporting research, and how it can be used to help treat child anxiety.

Brain Scans Predict Outcome of Anxiety Therapy

A breaking study by scientists at MIT reveals the success of therapy in treating social anxiety can be predicted through scans of the brain.

Three Things to Help Prevent Social Rejection

Friends are vital for proper development of a child's social skills. Luckily, there are things parents can do to make sure their child isn't left out.

Making Time to Relax for Children With Anxiety

Children with anxiety need opportunities to actively LEARN to relax. Learn some great ways research shows you can help you anxious child improve their anxiety management skills.

Math Anxiety Holds Back High-Achievers

Researchers from the University of Chicago are saying stress is hurting bright students anxious about math.