Anxiety and Kids: The Basics
Parenting Anxious Kids
Anxiety and School
Treatment for Anxiety in Children
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Children with generalized anxiety disorder have a lot of worry about a variety of everyday things, rather than one specific thing.
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Kids with separation anxiety are extremely afraid of being away from parents or caregivers.
A specific phobia means that a child is intensely afraid of a particular thing, like dogs or heights.
Kids with selective mutism are usually talkative at home but refuse to talk in other settings (like in school or public places).
Illness Anxiety Disorder
Children with illness anxiety disorder worry a lot about getting seriously ill.
Kids with panic disorder experience repeated panic attacks, which have symptoms that can feel like a heart attack.