Back-to-school anxiety is real. A pediatric psychologist offers tips for parents on how to help children adjust.
Anxiety is a normal human emotion and is part of life. Anxiety disorders often persist over time and generally do not go away on their own.
Anxiety is a feeling everyone experiences at some point but for some children, it grows too strong or too frequent. These tips on how to help your child with anxiety can help.
Anxiety is a feeling everyone experiences at some point. In some situations, anxiety can be helpful; it keeps us alert, protects us from danger and helps us notice problems around us. But for some kids and teens, that sense of anxiety grows too strong or too frequent and can get in the way of their day-to-day activities.
Test-taking anxiety symptoms usually first develop during school-age years. Fortunately, test anxiety can be managed and even conquered.
It’s your child’s first day at her new preschool and when you try to leave, she bawls. This isn’t unusual on the first day, but you begin to worry when she continues to cry at drop-off time for the next three days. What your child is experiencing is common and shouldn’t prompt too much concern: […]
It’s hard for grownups to make sense of a tragedy, so consider how difficult it must be for children. Depending on their age and media exposure, children may know more than grownups think. And even if unaware, children still might sense tension and anxiety from adults around them. Mental Health America has offered these ways […]