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  1. 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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  2. Separation Anxiety Disorder

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC It is normal for children to sometimes feel anxious or insecure when separated from their parents or other important caregivers. Usually, such separation anxiety fades as they grow up and become more confident. If your child ...

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  3. Separation Anxiety Disorder: School refusal

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Jacquelyn Weatherall, M.Ed For most children attending school is an enjoyable and exciting experience. For some, however, attending school may be overwhelming and is endured or avoided. These children may suffer from separat ...

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  4. Social Anxiety Disorder

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    We can all feel nervous in social situations like job interviews or when we’re giving presentations. But if you’re so scared of interacting with others that it affects your relationships with other people or it affects your work or school performance, you ...

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  5. Specific Phobias and Adults

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Are you afraid to fly? Do needles make you nervous? Do you avoid dental appointments, elevators, or contact with spiders because you are scared? If so, you may have a phobia. Phobias are intense fears about specific places, ...

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  6. Specific Phobias and Young People

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC Fears are common and expected in childhood; however, for some children and teens, their fears can become very severe over time, and even develop into a phobia. A phobia is an intense and unreasonable fear of a specific objec ...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Test Anxiety

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   ...

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