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  1. 'I Don't Want to Go'

    [Visions Article]

    Understanding and helping youth with separation anxiety and school refusal Katherine Martinez, PsyD, RPsych Reprinted from "Young People: Transitions" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 11 (2), pp. 31-34 It’s normal for young children, aged two to ...

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  2. Agoraphobia

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   ...

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  3. Anxiety at Home

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxiety is an unwanted guest. For some families, anxiety makes a sudden appearance, showing up one day after soccer practice but before dinner, and never leaving. For others, it makes a gradual appearance, like showe ...

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  4. Anxiety at Home: Accommodating Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Accommodation, also called enabling, occurs when you give in to your child’s anxiety rather than letting your child tolerate some discomfort and learn to use coping tools. Accommodation is commonplace in families of ...

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  5. Anxiety at Home: Addressing Excessive Reassurance Seeking

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Children and teens look to their parents, teachers and trusted adults for information about the world around them, enabling them to reach expected milestones and mature into adulthood. However, for some children and ...

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  6. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Back to School Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected in children and teens returning to school, changing schools, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family. ...

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  7. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Nightmares

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children, not just because they interrupt everyone’s sleep, but because depending on your response, nightmares can contribute to difficulties with sleep onset and/or ...

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  8. Anxiety at Home: Happy Home

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Happy Home: The power of predictability Like adults, anxious children and teens prefer to have a sense of control in their lives. They do not cope well with a disorganized, "spontaneous" family style. They ...

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  9. Anxiety at Home: Healthy Child

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   When a child has anxiety, life as you know it can come to a grinding halt with daily rhythms and routines lost in the chaos. Parents may find themselves arguing more with each other, letting a child get out of househ ...

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  10. Anxiety at Home: Healthy Parent

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   When a child has a cold, flu or a time-limited illness, parents often put a lot of effort and energy into getting their child well again, usually placing their own needs last. Most parents are able to do this because ...

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