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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. Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety

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      English 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 thi ...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets You’re driving down the highway, the road is wet and cars keep racing past you, splashing water on to your windshield. Suddenly you lose control of the car and feel the car plummeting down an embankment. ...

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  8. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Most of us have had times when we find ourselves thinking about something constantly. We might daydream about someone or something, get a catchy tune stuck in our heads, or worry that we forgot to lock th ...

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  9. Panic Disorder

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets You're waiting in line at the bank. You’re running late, you have a million other errands to run and the child at the back of the line won’t stop screaming. Suddenly you start feeling strange. Your h ...

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  10. 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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