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  1. 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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  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common condition that sometimes arises after a person has experienced a traumatic event such as sexual assault, a natural disaster or combat. Some people with PTSD are unable to hold a job or socialize with frien ...

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  3. 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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  4. Taming Worry Dragons

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    In the early 1990s, Dr. Jane Garland imagined adapting cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) to better serve anxious children. CBT is known to be effective for anxiety, but it can be difficult to motivate children to practise the essential skills. ...

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  5. What is CBT?

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC CBT, or cognitive-behavioural therapy, is a psychological treatment that was developed through scientific research. That is, all of the components of CBT have been tested by researchers to determine whether they are effectiv ...

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  6. Strategies for Children with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC On this page: Step 1: Teaching your child about anxiety Step 2: Teaching your child about GAD Step 3: Encouraging your child to stop seeking reassurance Step 4: Building your child’s toolbox Step 5: Building on bravery Step ...

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  7. How to Tolerate Uncertainty

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    Author: AnxietyBC   On this page: What’s wrong with being intolerant of uncertainty? Learning to act "as if" Dealing with uncertainty is an unavoidable part of daily life. Because we can’t see the future, we can never be certain about what exact ...

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  8. For Young Adults: Dealing with Anxiety

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    PDF Version If anxiety is bothering you, there are steps you can take. Learn what you can do to manage anxiety and where you can go for help. ...

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