Children

New Podcast: Complicated Grief

8/13/2012

What's complicated about grief? Listen here, and find out how it differs from bereavement and how it's treated.

PTSD Symptoms in Children Age Six and Younger

Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is diagnosed after a person experiences symptoms for at least one month following a traumatic event. The disorder is characterized by three main types of symptoms:

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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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.

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