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  1. Anxiety Disorders

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    Anxiety is our body’s response to stress and danger, but in today’s world most of the ‘dangers’ we face day to day are not ones we can fight with our fists or run away from easily. ...

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  2. General Home Management Strategies for Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC As a parent, you can help your child or teen learn techniques to manage his or her anxiety. Although it is always advisable to seek professional help, especially in more severe cases, help is not always readily available. Ev ...

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  3. General Self-Help Strategies for Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   There are some general strategies that anyone can use to help manage their anxiety. Although it is always a good idea to seek professional help if you have an anxiety disorder, especially in more severe cases, help i ...

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  4. Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety

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      PDF | More info sheets Children and teens often don’t recognize their anxiety for what it is. Instead, they may think there is something “wrong” with them. Children may focus on the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. stomachaches). Teens may think they ...

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  5. Helping Anxious Children

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    In most cases, the tendency to be anxious stays with a person throughout their life. So we need to help anxious children develop coping skills to manage their own anxiety eventually. This starts with parents helping them by going through the following ste ...

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  6. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—and Traffic Crashes

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    Pat is running late. She can barely wait for the light to change. When it does, she instantly accelerates across the intersection. In a split second she is engulfed in a wave of deafening noise, ripped out of her seat and smashed against a wall of shatter ...

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  7. Post-Traumatic Stress in the Workplace

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    In 2005 there were over 164,000 workplace injuries reported in our province. Most workplace accidents involve physical injuries ranging from minor back strains to more serious injuries such as loss of limbs or paralysis. ...

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  8. The LEAF Program

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    In 2004, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at UBC Hospital. I was fortunate to be referred to a group for GAD based on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), led by three psychology residents specializin ...

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  9. Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    Download PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Part of the essence of being human is experiencing moods (e.g., anxious or depressed) and fluctuations in mood over the course of our lifetime. ...

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  10. What is anxiety?

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      English PDF | More from the Plainer Language Series | More Fact Sheets | Listen on SoundCloud   Anxiety is what we feel when we are scared and think that something bad might happen. ...

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