Children Anxiety Disorders: Fast Facts on Causes, Treatment and Parenting Tips Part 1

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Have you ever imagined that your children may suffer from some kind of anxiety? Yes! Like all adults, children also suffer from specific kind of anxiety. Do expect anxiety in your children during their developmental stages. Read on to learn more about causes, signs and symptoms, treatments and the role of the parents care givers.

Brief Overview

Have you ever imagined that your children may suffer from some kind of anxiety? Yes! Like all adults, children also suffer from specific kind of anxiety. Do expect anxiety in your children during their developmental stages. Do you remember your child’s first day school experience? How he / she behaves whenever you receive a usual stranger as your guest? Have you ever noticed how they exhibited shyness and fear and would have struggled to cope up with the situation?

Of course the children in general could not able to develop the skills needed to manage the new situations. The child may exhibit fear for a short duration. Once the situation is familiar, they are able to cope up with the new situation. We are often telling tales about the ghosts, monsters and animals to calm down the mischievous child. They develop short-lived fears about darkness, lightening, thunder, rain or storm and suffer from phobias. Even animals like dogs, bulls, monkeys and elephants may frighten them. Working women might have noticed a kind of anxiety when leave your child at home and go for work. As your child grows older, they may able to cope up with strange situations and develop adequate reasoning power. Once they go to school, the anxieties disappear slowly and develop reasoning skill.

Signs and Symptoms

But for few children, suffering from suspected anxiety disorder, the anxiety may be relatively higher and would often expect some kind of reassurance from the care-takers. How to recognize or identify anxiety disorder from your child? Just observe your child and get alerted if they show following child anxiety signs and symptoms:

1. Activities: Not showing interest in specific activities like attending school or social functions

2. Bed wetting

3. Attitude: Excessive shyness, easily crying and excessive clingy attitudes.

4. Compulsive behaviors: i.e., checking in the closet or under the bed

5. Worry: Thinking about future events and often worried

6. Friendship: find it difficult to make friendship

7. Resistance: Exhibiting extreme resistance against changes

8. Fear: If there is embarrassing situations or fear of making mistake

9. Panic: Often feel panic and fear about the activities that often disrupt

10. Confidence: Lack of confidence and signs of low self-esteem

11. Nightmares: Terrified by night terrors

12. Physical Condition: If the child shows recurrent physical symptoms, i.e., headache or stomach ache before bedtime without an apparent cause.

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Links to Parts 1 to 3 of the article 'Children Anxiety Disorders: Fast Facts on Causes, Treatment and Parenting Tips'

1. Children Anxiety Disorders: Fast Facts on Causes, Treatment and Parenting Tips Part 1

2. Anxiety Disorders in Children: Fast Facts on Causes, Treatment and Parental Tips Part 2

3. Anxiety Disorders in Children: Fast Facts on Causes, Treatment and Parental Tips Part 3

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author avatar leesab
4th Mar 2011 (#)

Interesting, thanks for sharing.

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author avatar Jerry Walch
4th Mar 2011 (#)

Very interesting and informative. A nice start on what should prove to be an important series of articles.

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author avatar muthusamy
4th Mar 2011 (#)

Thank you Jerry and Leesab

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author avatar ppruel
6th Mar 2011 (#)

I believe it dude - I love reading it.

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