Understanding and Responding to Anxiety in Children

New Zealand

Anxiety disorders are the most common of all child and adolescent mental health disorders. It is estimated that approximately 10 percent of children aged 13–18 have a diagnosable anxiety disorder. Anxiety if left untreated is corrosive and toxic to the brain and body and can lead to many functioning impairments. This talk is going to focus on identifying and responding to childhood anxiety. It with try to make sense of children’s anxieties and fears from a developmental framework and explore its various manifestations. Finally some ideas for intervention will be elucidated.

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