Tag Archives: Anxiety

Crooked Bite May Indicate Early Life Stress

[Source: Psych Central] Research has long established that the first 1,000 days after conception (about 280 days until birth and then up to 24 months of age) significantly influence a person’s overall life expectancy and risk for chronic diseases. In … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: 5 Tips for Preventing Dependency in Anxious Students

Editor’s Note:  Please share this with your classroom teachers!  [Source:  Huffington Post] Mrs. Chang passed out papers to each sixth grade language arts student. Not a second after the assignment hit Kayla’s desk, her hand went up: “I need help!” … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Transform Test Anxiety by Saying These Phrases

[Source: School Psyched] Take this quick test: You’re about to give the biggest speech of your life. One thousand pairs of eyes are glaring at you—you’re nervous. In fact, your heart is racing, your palms are clammy, your breath is shallow, … Continue reading

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Brain Imaging Shows How Children Inherit Their Parents’ Anxiety

[Source:  Science Daily] The study from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows how an over-active brain circuit involving three brain areas inherited from generation to generation may set the stage … Continue reading

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Study of Brain Networks Shows Differences in Children with OCD

[Source:  Medical News Today] A new study by scientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine demonstrates that communication between some of the brain’s most important centers is altered in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The research led by the Department … Continue reading

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