Category Archives: Anxiety Disorder

When Your Child is Frightened of Wearing a Mask

During the ongoing effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have made significant changes that have affected daily life. Most of us are staying indoors more often or staying much closer to home than we were just a few months ago. Children’s learning has shifted from a classroom to the living room […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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When is Worry Just Worry, and When Might It Be Anxiety Disorder?

We all worry. Though children’s worries may not be as deep as adults (fear of the dark or getting a pimple versus working full time while also going to school), they can be deep-seated. It is not up to a parent to make sure their child does not worry at all but to discern when […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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Understanding the Child with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Most children experience a certain amount of anxiety during childhood. Reaction to loud noises or storms, strangers, or brief separation anxiety is considered normal developmental events. However, if anxiety becomes a consistent state of being and travels through several areas of a child’s life, such as sports, health, and school, there could be something more […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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