If you think your child may be suffering from an anxiety disorder, working with a psychologist is an integral step in helping your child feel better. A licensed psychologist can do a formal evaluation to determine if your child is experiencing an anxiety disorder; if so, he or she can identify the type of disorder and work with you on long-term solutions to manage anxiety.
Parenting a child or teen with anxiety can often feel overwhelming. You want to help your child find relief, but what’s the first step? Who can you turn to? What resources are available?
Is your teen experiencing run-of-the-mill worries, or dealing with a pattern of excessive anxiety? Learn the difference, as well as some tips to help you spot signs of anxiety in teens.
Managing Stress &
Anxiety in Kids:
A Resource Guide
Anxiety disorders affect up to 15 percent of children at some point during their formative years.
On this site, The American Psychological Association and Magination Press provide practical information and useful tools for parents, educators, and other caregivers confronting these issues. Here you’ll find resources recommended by the experts at APA, including a catalog of books published by Magination Press that address stress and anxiety in a kid-friendly manner.
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