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Anxiety and Depressive Disorder Children

Panic Disorder Children

Panic Disorder is the experience of panic attacks followed by ongoing concern and worry about having another panic attack and/or worry about the possible consequences of a panic attack. There may be avoidant behaviors associated with, and secondary to, the panic attacks. Often associated with a panic attack is a catastrophic misinterpretation of a physical sensation. These catastrophic misinterpretations include thoughts such as “I’m having a heart attack” “I’m going to die” or “I’m having […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Children

GAD involves an excessive worry, occurring more days than not, for at least six months, about a number of events or activities, such as work or school performance; There is difficulty controlling the worry and the worry is associated with multiple physical symptoms. The anxiety, worry or physical symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other important areas of functioning (American Psychiatric Association). Up to 10 percent of the school age […]