anxiety

Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders has Lasting Benefit
Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders has Lasting Benefit March 9, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study published in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that the majority of youth with moderate to severe anxiety disorders responded well to acute treatment with cognitive behavioural ... Read More »

School work a worry for sleepless teens
School work a worry for sleepless teens February 1, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As Year 12 begins for thousands of South Australian students, a new Flinders University study shows teens who can’t fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about the fallout of sleeping in and missing out on school. The report, which ... Read More »

It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems
It’s more than emotional turmoil but many teens outgrow their problems January 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Almost a third of males and more than half of females have an episode of depression or anxiety during their teens. However many episodes, especially when brief in duration, are limited to these teenage years and do not carry on ... Read More »

Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears
Parents’ genes may influence children’s back to school fears September 17, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many parents may have noticed their children seemed on edge during their first week of school. They may have been agitated, withdrawn or more focused on themselves, rather than what was going on around them. Such behaviours are classic symptoms ... Read More »

How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level
How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level August 28, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

A mother’s perceived social status predicts her child’s brain development and stress indicators, finds a study at Boston Children’s Hospital. The new study is the first to link brain function to maternal self-perception. In the study, children whose mothers saw themselves as ... Read More »

Tired and edgy? Sleep deprivation boosts anticipatory anxiety
Tired and edgy? Sleep deprivation boosts anticipatory anxiety July 15, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

UC Berkeley researchers have found that a lack of sleep, which is common in anxiety disorders, may play a key role in ramping up the brain regions that contribute to excessive worrying. Neuroscientists have found that sleep deprivation amplifies anticipatory ... Read More »

Social media exposes fear of dentist for children and adolescents
Social media exposes fear of dentist for children and adolescents April 14, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of YouTube videos including emotional scenes where children and teens are seen crying, screaming and panicked has revealed new insight into their fear and loathing of going to the dentist. A team of researchers from universities in China, ... Read More »

Free new book to help children affected by recent natural disasters
Free new book to help children affected by recent natural disasters April 11, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

To help children who are experiencing emotional and behavioural problems following recent fires, floods and storms, beyondblue is providing a free copy of A Road Less Travelled: A Guide to Children, Emotions and Disasters to health professionals, teachers and community ... Read More »

Women abused as children more likely to have children with autism
Women abused as children more likely to have children with autism April 2, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Those who experienced ... Read More »

Depression in kids linked to cardiac risks in teens
Depression in kids linked to cardiac risks in teens March 24, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teens who were depressed as children are far more likely than their peers to be obese, smoke cigarettes and lead sedentary lives, even if they no longer suffer from depression. Teens who were depressed as children were more likely to ... Read More »







 
 
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