How Common Is School Anxiety in Teens?


Standardized tests, college admissions requirements, and scholarship applications are all matters of major importance for today’s college-bound student. Competition to get into a good school is fierce, and many adolescents feel the pressure to earn top grades, ace their state tests, and balance their extracurricular activities and social life as well.

Some students are being urged to decide their future career path as early as age thirteen, a task that can easily stress out an adult!

It’s no wonder, then, that so many kids are complaining of school-induced anxiety. Some children and teenagers are becoming so anxious when faced with an exam that they are feeling the physical effects.

Nausea and stomach pain, shaking and perspiration can indicate an excess of anxiety. Some students also experience stress headaches.

An article from a clinical hypnotherapist describes how anxiety works and how it is treated. She also makes recommendations for how parents should guide their children through their anxiety and how to help keep them calm.

You can read about it by clicking on the link below this article.


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josjane1406 February 16, 2013 at 8:08 pm

are so many pressures on kids these days. And we have taken away so
many of their stress-relieving outlets. Think how little time children
get to play outside nowadays. Most kids have their extra time taken up
by homework and tons of extracurricular activities. It is no wonder more
and more have anxiety problems.


Rich Presta February 17, 2013 at 10:18 pm

The amount of homework seems like a lot to me too! I know and agree that academics are important, but so is time to let go. I think the criticality of play gets lost sometimes in the desire to “achieve” and “produce”.


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