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Children who are anxious are often frightened, shy or nervous, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America says. It is normal for children to experience these feelings occasionally, but if children seem to have the... More »

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Some signs of anxiety in children include excessive worry about the future, discomfort with going to school, and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea when it is time to be apart from their family. Anxiety in c... More »

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Headaches, crying, nausea, heart palpitations, sleep disturbances, irritability, panic attacks and an irrational fear of something bad happening to objects of attachment are some of the signs of separation anxiety in adu... More »

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The first line of treatment for anxiety is cognitive behavioral therapy, explains the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Antidepressants, especially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, are great treatmen... More »

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Effective treatments for anxiety and depression include psychotherapy and medication therapy with drugs, such as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, benzodiazepines and ... More »

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To locate and join anxiety support groups, use credible resources such as ADAA.org, a website administered by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As of 2015, the organization also shares mobile application... More »

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Strategies to ease anxiety include listening to music; having a massage; practicing yoga, meditation, deep breathing or other relaxation techniques; or talking to a trusted friend, loved one or professional therapist, re... More »

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