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Katharina Manassis, MD
Dr. Manassis describes the technique of problem-solving with anxious children, including how parents, teachers, and others are involved.
Katharine Phillips, MD
Director of Research for Adult Psychiatry and
Senior Research Scientist
Rhode Island Hospital
Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Member, DSM-5 Task Force
Dr. Phillips describes the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition) and discusses the kinds of proposed changes and how they'll be implemented in the publication.
When anxiety takes over, it interferes with your child’s ability to cope with fear, worry, and depression — and treatment is necessary.
Early intervention is critical. Waiting for your child to mature or grow out of these behaviors may not be the right approach. In some cases children may develop chronic anxiety and depression, which is often associated with substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors.
Listen to this podcast to find out about CBT, or cognitive-behavioral therapy, and how therapists use it to treat anxiety and related disorders.
Karen Cassiday, PhD
Owner and Clinical Director
Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center, Ltd.
Dr. Cassiday discusses parents who often sabotage their children's development of self-esteem and self-confidence, but believe they are fostering a more caring relationship.
Ron Rapee, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Centre for Emotional Health