CHAPTER20

Helping Anxious Children Recover

In This Chapter

  • Learning which childhood fears are normal
  • Discovering how you can help your kids overcome typical fears and worries
  • Finding out how much childhood anxiety is too much
  • Checking to see how much anxiety is impacting your child’s daily life
  • Identifying when and how to get professional help for your child

Are youngsters more anxious these days? Well, consider some of the stressors many parents face: divorce, less access to extended family and friends, and a lack of social connectedness. On top of this is our increased awareness of security threats such as violent crime, terrorism, child ...

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