Tag Archives: Anxiety

A New Model of Treatment for Youth With Anxiety

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A stepped care model of treatment for youth with anxiety can be effectively delivered using at least 14% less therapist time than traditional treatment service, reports a study published in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of … Continue reading

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CBT, SSRIs Effectively Cut Anxiety Symptoms in Childhood

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are effective for reducing symptoms of anxiety in childhood, according to a review published online Aug. 31 in JAMA Pediatrics. Zhen Wang, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic Evidence-Based … Continue reading

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School Psychology Corner: Is Anxiety Really a Gift?

[Source:  Brain Blogger] by Sherianna Boyle MEd, CAGS Anxiety is most known as a “thinking” disorder which can be evidenced through symptoms such as chronic worrying. Science now shows that human beings have on average between 60,000 and 70,000 thoughts … Continue reading

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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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