Review and recommended reading of the article from the Atlantic, “Childhood in an anxious age”.
Dr.Haider recently wrote article on how we can reduce anxiety as we transition to social isolation at home.
Suggested Reading: Why teens may never be the same after the pandemic
This is a scientific journal article that reminds us that the fight or fight response can be useful, but only when it is not prolonged or constantly engaged. The adolescent brain may be more sensitive to triggers for fight or flight, leading to more stress hormones int he body. For teens in particular, chronic stress can have far-reaching implications such as the development of anxiety, among other mental health disorders.
Join Dr. Jesse Spiegel as he addresses how the COVID-19 health crisis is causing stressful reactions for both parents and children.
Dr. Spiegel wrote a recent blog for the Anxiety Depression Association of America (ADAA) on ways parents can support their children in moving forward against OCD. The focus is on the creation and use of the Worry Monster.
Agoraphobia is the fear of being trapped in a small and enclosed space. In this particular video the woman is having repeated exposures toward her fear of being trapped in…
This video describes a child suffering from selective mutism. This type of condition resembles an extreme version of shyness. The goals in treatment are to help children take small incremental…
In this video Tom’s worries are represented by the purple worry dragon. Tom’s worries are around a lack of guaranteed safety and the ever-ending possibility of doubt. He could get…
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