child and adolescent anxiety

If you suffer from an anxiety disorder like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, social phobia, or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, you probably want to know as much about your condition as possible. A doctor offers some intriguing facts about anxiety disorders, which you'll find are a lot more common than you may think!

Having fears in your childhood is perfectly normal, but can they have an impact on you once you've grown up? A group discussion of childhood phobias and their potential effects on an adult are discussed in a lighthearted and informative manner.

If you're someone who likes to socialize and draw support from those around you, you may want to consider trying a new approach to treatment: group therapy. Find out how it works and how it can be used to treat people with anxiety disorders.

We've all heard it before: "Don't worry," or "Don't fret!" But we're only starting to find out just how harmful excessive anxiety can be to our health, physical and emotional. The effects of anxiety disorders are all too real, and new research is revealing a dangerous trend.

ADHD is a disorder you usually see diagnosed in children rather than in adults. But you may be surprised to learn that someone can have ADHD from childhood to adulthood. It can also continue to effect mental health in someone who has outgrown the condition. Read more about it here.

It may shock you to find out that the number of suicides is on the rise. Unfortunately, mental health workers are not always able to recognize when someone who is troubled by mental illness is going to commit suicide. Read about new research that reveals a connection between panic attacks and suicide attempts.

When a child or teen is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, many parents may feel lost about what to do. Even some mental health experts can have difficulty finding an appropriate way to treat a young person who is struggling with anxiety. A new program in New York is designed to deal with this issue.
Children and teenagers can be affected with anxiety disorders just as adults can. Parents may be confused when this occurs, because the signs and symptoms may be more difficult to recognize in someone who is underage. Read this article to find out what anxiety conditions look like in kids.

One topic which is highly interesting to those who study psychology is how fear is triggered in the body. By learning how the fear response works, doctors will be better able to treat anxiety-related conditions in people. Here is what new research is showing about the emotion of fear.

It's becoming increasingly important to find effective ways to treat anxiety disorders and depression in younger populations. Adolescents can be especially vulnerable to these illnesses because of the hormonal changes they experience. Read about how mental health conditions are affecting teens.
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