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“"I know from personal experience...getting anxious kids help early can be crucial in heading off more serious problems later in life."”

A Childhood Darkened by Severe Anxiety Becomes Brighter




Childhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.

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My Age of Anxiety

Drawing on his own long-standing battle with anxiety, Scott Stossel, author of My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind, presents the history and efforts to understand an affliction that is pervasive yet often misunderstood. Watch his conversation with talk show host Mimi Geerges.

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New Personal Story You Should Not Miss

1/29/2014

In his new book, author Scott Stossel reveals his lifelong struggle growing up and living with severe anxiety disorders — and why getting early treatment for children is so important.

Treating Children, Adolescents, and Teens With Anxiety and Depression

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Kids Got Anxiety Disorders?

12/23/2013

Parents will do anything to help their children. Read one man's story of chronic and severe anxiety that began early in his childhood. The editor of The Atlantic magazine, Scott Stossel still struggles with sometimes-disabling symptoms, but he manages his disorders and lives a successful and highly productive life.

Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety and Comorbid Disorders

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Lizabeth Roemer, PhD
Professor of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston

Dr. Roemer explains mindfulness skills and how people can learn to apply them to daily living, and she describes how acceptance-based behavioral therapies are used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.

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Early Treatment Changes Kids' Lives

A Childhood Darkened by Severe Anxiety Becomes Brighter

"I know from personal experience...getting anxious kids help early can be crucial in heading off more serious problems later in life."

Childhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.

New Podcast: Understanding Anxiety in Children

8/1/2013

Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment. Listen here.

Understanding Anxiety in Children

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Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, USC - Keck School of Medicine
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program

Dr. Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment.

 

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center

Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University

Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics

Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.

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