Anxiety Disorder

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behaviors
A wonderful article written by Caroline Miller in very parent friendly language on kids who seem oppositional are often severely anxious.
Source:  Child Mind Institute

Quick Facts on Illness Anxiety Disorder
A brief overview on the signs and symptoms of illness anxiety disorder, and how it’s treated in children and adolescents.
Información básica sobre el trastorno de ansiedad por enfermedad
Una breve descripción de las señales y síntomas del trastorno de ansiedad por enfermedad, y cómo es tratado en niños y adolescentes.
Source:  Child Mind Institute

Tips for Calming Anxious Kids
One mom’s go-to techniques for coaxing anxiety-prone children out of their fears.  Written by Michaela Searfoorce in family friendly language.
Source:  Child Mind Institute

Tips on Managing Social Anxiety
If worrying about embarrassing yourself is getting in your way, here are some strategies for beating the fear.  Easy to read article written by Rachel Ehmke.
Source:  Child Mind Institute

Understanding Anxiety Disorder – Caregivers: Get the Facts
A basic fact sheet on Understanding Anxiety Disorders for Caregivers.
Source: Samsha, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration