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17 May 2011

Help for anxious kids

If it seems that your child’s fears and anxieties are beginning to overwhelm him, it could be time to get some outside help. A psychologist advises.

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A psychologist discusses how to assess when your child needs help with issues such as depression, anxiety, learning difficulties and even internet addiction. 

Big changes, such as moving cities, changing schools or the diagnosis of a serious illness, are just some of the events that can cause long-term anxiety.  Find out what signs to look for and how to access help.

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Anxiety: choosing a child-friendly therapist

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 (Joanne Hart, Health24, January 2011)

 
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