Tag Archives: Anxiety

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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Mood, Anxiety Disorders in Tourette patients, Emerge at a Young Age

[Source: Science Daily] A new study of Tourette syndrome (TS) led by researchers from UC San Francisco and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that nearly 86 percent of patients who seek treatment for TS will be diagnosed with a … Continue reading

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