Children

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.

Listen

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.

Listen

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.

Listen

Anorexia/Body Dysmorphic Disorder Study

The UCLA Eating Disorders Program is currently conducting a study of individuals with anorexia nervosa. We are interested in understanding patterns of visual and emotional information processing using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI.)

Organization: 
UCLA Semel Institute
Principal Investigator: 
Jamie Feusner, MD; Michael Strober, PhD
Eligibility Criteria: 
  • 18- to 30-year old females and males with anorexia
  • We will allow those with depression or anxiety (other than OCD)
Exclusion Criteria: 
  • No psychiatric medications
  • No major psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or substance use disorders
Contact: 
Courtney Sheen, 310-206-0468, csheen@mednet.ucla.edu
Location: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California

Teens Outrunning Anxiety

11/3/2011

Suffering from panic attacks in middle and high school, Solome couldn't find information online about her age group. So she started her own website.

 

ADAA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression, and related disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.

 

Privacy Policy 
© ADAA, 2010-2014