Children

Your child or teen may suffer from anxiety if he/she commonly displays actions such as clinging, crying and/or tantrums when you separate, excessive shyness, avoiding social situations, constant worry, avoiding situations or places because of fears...
When anxiety causes distress or interference that is much greater than anxiety experienced by other children of the same age, it may be called an anxiety disorder. In this case, the term "disorder" simply indicates that the anxiety problem is...
It is normal for children to sometimes feel anxious or insecure when separated from their parents or other important caregivers. Usually, such separation anxiety fades as they grow up and become more confident. If your child's separation anxiety...
The first days of school are often tough for both young children and parents. AnxietyBC and the UBC Anxiety Projects Lab teamed up to produce this entertaining 3 minute short animation showing you how to support your child in making an easier...
剛入學的日子,對於年幼的孩子和家長來說,往往都是艱難的。 AnxietyBC和UBC Anxiety Projects Lab 攜手合作製作了這個有趣的三分鐘動畫短片,引導您正面的幫助您的孩子輕鬆面對初入幼兒園的這一段過渡期。   刚入学的日子,对于年幼的孩子和家长来说,往往都是艰难的。 AnxietyBC和UBC Anxiety Projects Lab 携手合作制作了这个有趣的三分钟动画短片,引导您正面的帮助您的孩子轻松面对初入幼儿园的这一段过渡期。   
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder. Children and teens with GAD worry excessively and uncontrollably about daily life events.Key Points: * Although younger children can show signs of excessive worry, children usually develop...
Key Points: Many children will develop OCD early, starting between ages seven and 12. In fact, most adults with OCD say their symptoms started when they were children. OCD is more common in boys before the age of 12. After puberty, boys and girls...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. Children and teens with PTSD can have a number of symptoms after a trauma that fall into three categories: Reliving the...
Children and teens with Panic Disorder experience unexpected and repeated panic attacks. This is typically followed by at least one month of concern about having additional attacks and/or a fear of something bad happening because of the panic attack...
Children and teens with Social Anxiety Disorder have an excessive fear of social and/or performance situations. They are overly concerned that they may do something embarrassing or humiliating, or others will think badly of them. These children...
Fears are common and expected in childhood; however, for some children and teens, their fears can become very severe over time, and even develop into a phobia. A phobia is an intense and unreasonable fear of a specific object or situation. This...
Strategies for helping kids who are very "shy" or who have selective mutism be brave and talk at home, school and in public.Do you know a child who doesn't speak in some social situations despite speaking freely in others? Learn the latest about...
Presented in partnership with AnxietyBC and The FORCE Society For Kids' Mental HealthVideo Description: Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition in children and youth. 1 in 4 children experience significant anxiety at some...
這個簡短的影片解釋何為選擇性緘默症,並提供實用的策略,讓你可以在日常生活中,幫助­患有選擇性緘默症的孩子學會如何在不同的場合裡,與不熟悉的人,更從容地交談。
Selective mutism is a childhood anxiety disorder that is diagnosed when a child consistently does not speak in some situations, but speaks comfortably in other situations. This 10 minute short video explains selective mutism and shows the viewer...