In: anxiety

Symptoms of Anxiety Attack

Anxiety attacks are often interchangeably used with the term “panic attack,” and although they do share similar characteristics, symptoms of an…

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Defining Panic Disorder

Studies have shown that approximately 2%-6% of adults in the United States will be diagnosed with panic disorder in their lifetime….

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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, Holiday Anxiety and the Holiday Blues

Shorter daylight, colder temperatures and the beginning of fall and winter can trigger feelings of low mood, lack of motivation, loss…

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How Can I Tell if My Child Has Anxiety?

An anxiety disorder is characterized by an irrational, persistent and overwhelming sense of fear and worry that interferes with daily activities….

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Is There More Than One Type of Childhood Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders in children are characterized by a sense of overwhelming, persistent and unrealistic fear and worry. Anxiety can result in…

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How Can I Help my Child During an Anxiety Attack?

Anxiety attacks, formally known as panic attacks, are scary. As a parent, it can be extremely devastating to witness your child…

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How to Treat my Child’s Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety disorders are known to affect 25% of children between 13 and 18 years of age and can severely interfere with…

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How to Seek Help for my Teenager Who is Cutting?

Cutting refers to using a sharp object such as a razor blade or a knife to cut into the skin. This…

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