Friends & Family

Problem-Solving With Anxious Children and Their Families

Katharina Manassis, MD

Psychiatrist
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Professor of Psychiatry, Senior Associate Scientist
University of Toronto

Dr. Manassis describes the technique of problem-solving with anxious children, including how parents, teachers, and others are involved.

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Update on the DSM-5

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.

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Helping Children and Teens With Anxiety Disorders and Depression

Understanding New Research and Treatment

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.

Podcasts About Children and Teens

Listen to these podcasts about treating children and teens with anxiety and related disorders.

New Podcast: Children With Trichotillomania, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome

4/24/2012

Dr. Martin Franklin discusses treatment for children with trichotillomania, Tourette Syndrome, and other body-focused repetitive disorders and their relationship to anxiety disorders.

Treating Children With Trichotillomania, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome

Martin Franklin, PhD

Associate Professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Director, Child & Adolescent OCD, Tics, Trichotillomania and Anxiety Group at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (COTTAGE)

Dr. Franklin discusses treatment for children with trichotillomania, Tourette Syndrome, and other body-focused repetitive disorders and their relationship to anxiety disorders.

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New Podcast: Stomachaches and Anxiety in Children

3/6/2012

Find out the connection between stomach pains in some children and their connection to anxiety disorders, according to clinical psychologist Caroline Elder Danda, PhD.

When My Stomach Hurts, Is it All in My Head? Pediatric Pain-Related Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

Stomachaches and Anxiety in Children

Caroline Elder Danda, PhD
www.carolinedanda.com
Prairie Village and Overland Park, Kansas

Dr. Danda discusses pediatric pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders and their connection to anxiety disorders.

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New Story of Triumph: My Battle With GAD

1/24/2012

Her generalized anxiety disorder led to utter misery and a suicide attempt, but sticking with treatment and support from her family and friends helped one woman get her life back.

Stress: On the Verge of a Health Crisis

1/12/2012

The American Psychological Association 2011 survey Stress in America™ suggests that stress takes a particular toll on family caregivers and those diagnosed with obesity and/or depression. Read more survey results and find out ways to reduce your stress. 

 

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