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  1. What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 1-2% of the population. People with OCD experience both obsessions and compulsions. ...

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  2. Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be st ...

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  3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Young People

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    Author: AnxietyBC   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. On this page: Stories What kinds of trauma lead to PTSD? Symptoms How do you know if your child or teen has ...

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  4. What’s the difference between anxiety and an anxiety disorder?

    Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resource experts at HeretoHelp will answer the questions ...

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  5. What’s the difference between anxiety and stress?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  6. 'I Don't Want to Go'

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    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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  7. 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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  8. Medication Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    Ms. T is a young college student, who came to my clinic complaining of depressed mood, irritability and inability to concentrate in her class. She was raped by an acquaintance about three years ago during Christmas time. Since the incident, she has experi ...

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  9. FRIENDS Parent Training

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    My son, Kelly, was one of the one-in-10 children in Canada who are born hard-wired for anxiety. 1 From the moment he was born, there was something about Kelly that was different. His dad and I couldn’t really put our finger on the difference, but it was t ...

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  10. 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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