Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: childhood anxiety

Helping Children to Overcome OCD: 6 Creative Strategies for Parents

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Here, Dr. Ben Furman offers a creative approach to helping children who struggle with OCD. Explaining why behaviors like reasoning, reassuring, and superstitious rituals don’t work, he suggests engaging alternatives that teach kids how to manage their “worry monster” and make sense of their distressing experience.

Study Shows Poor Outcomes for the Treatment for Childhood Anxiety

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New research identifies poor long-term outcomes for both CBT and medications for treating anxiety disorders in childhood.