How the Effects of Childhood Bullying Can Linger into Adulthood

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.

When It Comes to Autism, Environment Matters

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!

Therapy for Anxious Kids…At School?

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.

What’s Happening in the Brain of an Anxious Teen?

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.

How a Stressed-out Pregnancy Can Lead to Childhood Anxiety

Anxiety in children, and even adults!, has been linked to conditions as far back as the womb. Find out what they are and how to combat them.

How Praise and Labels Can Hurt Your Anxious Child

It's a parents prerogative to praise their anxious children or label them as "smart," and the children often very well deserve it. But how you dole out your praise and affix a label can play a big role in your child's later path to success. Read on for more.

School Made Easier: An Strategy Guide for Your Anxious Child

The mere thought of going to school can start anxiety creeping into your anxious child's soul. Check out a new book that offers tips on alleviating anxiety and transforming school into a fun and educational place.

What Your Anxious Child’s Stomach Ache Could Really Mean

Your child's stomach ache may stem not from something he ate but from the anxiety he's feeling. Check out more info on the anxiety to pain link and what you can do to help.

Does Your Child Have ADHD, or Could It Be OCD?

ADHD diagnoses are becoming more common in children around the country. While the new awareness we have of the condition in children is good, it can be harmful to assume that ADHD is the problem without proper diagnosis and testing. Read about ADHD versus OCD in kids.

How Names Play a Role in (Lifelong and) Childhood Anxiety: Part 2

If you thought naming your son Sue or Emily could induce anxiety, just wait until you find out what can happen if you name him Rabbit Head, Orange Tree or Stress Ball Billy.