child and adolescent anxiety

Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common mental health illnesses that can affect anyone. Unfortunately, they are even likely to occur in people who suffer from serious physical health ailments. Read about how these individuals can benefit from creative therapy.

Anxiety is a state of mind and body that we must all learn to control. Feeling some anxiety is normal in many situations, but sometimes it can be harmful. Find out how students can feel calm during stressful exams.

If you feel stressed and worn out by the summer heat, you may want to try some fun and healthy exercises. Exercising can make you feel more confident and more relaxed. It can even help you to sleep better! If you want to know more about exercise activities you can do this summer, read more here.

How do you explain to someone what it feels like to have OCD? And do you even want to tell people, or do you feel embarrassed by your condition? Read an encouraging account from a successful woman with OCD here.

Sometimes we don't know how people who take medications for their mental health conditions will fare five, ten or even twenty years after they start their treatment. A study that began twenty years ago provides us with valuable information about OCD and how drug therapy affects people who have it. Read about it here.

Phobias are extremely stressful, but there are some very effective ways to treat them professionally. In children, a phobia eliminated can help them to be a lot healthier and less stressed as an adult. Read about pet phobias and treatment here.

We all know that the brain plays an important role in how we handle anxiety and stress. But what else determines how we will react to situations that make us worry? Read more about it in this article.

As a parent of someone with OCD, you may not know how to deal with your son or daughter's illness. This can be true even if he or she is old enough to articulate the effects of the disorder. If you want some advice on how to support your child with OCD, read this article.

Do you have questions about panic attacks but feel unsure of whom to talk to? Or do you feel confused by your symptoms and wonder if you may be experiencing panic attacks? If so, you may want to come read what a psychiatry expert has to say here.

People who begin to show signs of an anxiety disorder in childhood have to learn how to cope with their illness early in life. If they do not, they may find themselves suffering unnecessarily for years. One woman who noticed an excess of anxiety in her daughter decided to take a proactive approach. Read about it here.
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