Social Anxiety: 3 Articles

Understanding social anxiety in children

More than Shyness: Identifying Social Anxiety Disorder

Everyone feels anxious sometimes. It’s very normal. In fact, anxiety has a useful purpose in our lives; it keeps us safe. When we’re anxious, our bodies set off a reaction called the flight-or-flight response, and this causes changes in our bodies… faster heartbeat, trembling hands, shallow breathing, focused thinking. These changes help us act quickly when we need to, to protect ourselves -like staying away from a wild animal!

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More than Shyness: Identifying Social Anxiety Disorder 2018-09-17T13:27:03+00:00
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Types of Anxiety: Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens

While the term “anxiety disorder” may feel intimidating for parents and caregivers, it’s important to keep in mind that anxiety is actually a basic emotion. It’s normal for children and teens to experience anxiety periodically during their formative years.

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Types of Anxiety: Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens 2018-04-06T13:01:12+00:00