anxiety

  1. runawaybunny

    Report reveals young people felt less anxious and more connected to school in lockdown

    Younger teenagers in the South West of England felt less anxious and more connected to school when they were away from it during the COVID-19 global pandemic public lockdown, a first-of-its-kind study has found. The striking results of research led by the University of Bristol are published...
  2. runawaybunny

    Large differences in personality traits between patients with social anxiety disorder

    Individuals with social anxiety disorder have markedly different personality traits than others. Emotional instability and introversion are hallmarks, according to a new study from Uppsala University published in PLOS ONE. "Social anxiety disorder seems to be a problem that is strongly...
  3. runawaybunny

    Survey data confirm increases in anxiety, depression, suicidal thinking among US adolescents seeking

    Nationwide survey data on more than 230,000 U.S. adolescents over the period 2005 to 2018 suggest that anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other "internalizing" problems account for an increasing share of the adolescent mental health burden, according to a study from researchers at Johns...
  4. runawaybunny

    High levels of screen use associated with symptoms of anxiety in adolescence

    A new study, by researchers doctors. Boers, Afzali and Conrod who are affiliated with CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal, reveals that social media use, television viewing and computer use, but not video gaming, are linked to an increase...
  5. runawaybunny

    Hope is a key factor in recovering from anxiety disorders

    University of Houston study indicates hope increases in therapy University of Houston associate professor of clinical psychology, Matthew Gallagher, has added his voice to a debate that spans the ages -- the importance of hope. Gallagher reports in Behavior Therapy that hope is a trait that...
  6. runawaybunny

    Bringing mental health care into pediatricians' offices works, finds 5-year study

    Boston Children's Hospital program increased children's access to behavioral health services, with high pediatrician satisfaction A five-year study at Boston Children's Hospital reports success with a program it started in 2013 to bring much-needed behavioral health services directly into...
  7. runawaybunny

    I am the mother of a beautiful 19 year old daughter. Her father was emotionally and verbally abusive

    Posted on behalf of @Tornn2 Hello. I have never posted on a forum before, however, I have joined this one to view other's dilemmas, seeming solutions and basically just advise. I am the mother of a beautiful 19 year old daughter. Her father was emotionally and verbally abusive to both of us...
  8. runawaybunny

    Early intervention programs for mood and anxiety disorders improve patient outcomes

    And provide access to care in the most appropriate settings In a series of studies from Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University and ICES, researchers examined the impact of Canada's only early intervention program for youth with mood and anxiety disorders. Results suggest that...
  9. runawaybunny

    Researchers map out the relationship between mental disorders

    Half of those who develop a severe mental disorder such as depression prior to the age 20, will also develop an anxiety disorder within the next 15 years. This is just one of the many results on the relationship between various mental disorders mapped out The new research from the National...
  10. runawaybunny

    Wearable sensor can detect hidden anxiety, depression in young children

    Early detection important in preventing anxiety disorders, risk of drug abuse, suicide later in life Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children - as many as one in five kids suffer from one of them, starting as early as the preschool years. But it can be hard to detect...
  11. L

    In School Suspension, Alternate Placements, and Other Ramblings

    First of all, I think the use of ISS ("In School Suspension", though I'm pretty sure all of us here are pretty familiar with it) as anything more than a 1 day punishment is pretty much pointless bullshit. Even just for one day, most of our kids are probably scarcely able to tolerate it. My...
  12. Elsi

    No word, and feeling worried

    So, my son is on the streets - as far as I know - and hasn’t contacted me for days. When we last spoke he sounded in despair. I encouraged him to look into sober living houses and gave him a couple places he could call. He said he couldn’t do that, he wants to stop drinking and taking hard drugs...
  13. runawaybunny

    Mind-body therapies can help teens with anxiety -- The Nurse Practitioner presents review and update

    Mind-body therapies - biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis - provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents, according to a review in the March issue of The Nurse Practitioner. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer "A...
  14. runawaybunny

    Less than a quarter of American youths previously treated for anxiety disorders stay anxiety-free

    Further study of pediatric anxiety disorders is needed to better understand the increased risk for various adult mental health disorders For the majority of affected youth, anxiety disorders are chronic, even after a successful course of evidence-based treatments,reports a study published in...
  15. F

    18 year old son not going to therapy or taking his medication

    I typed the title of this thread into Google the other day and it took me to this wonderful site. In some ways, I'm embarrassed because my situation is still in its embryonic stages compared to some of you veterans of these situations. On the other hand, it was the first time in five years, I...
  16. ChiefDramatist

    Heartbroken; 12 yo precious daughter referred to residential

    12 year old has been inpatient for almost 6 weeks. Suicidal ideation. Depression. Anxiety. Self harm (cutting). First length was just under 3 weeks, but ended up back in hospital 3 days after discharge. Second stay was almost 2 weeks. Did two days of partial (daytime) therapy (Thursday and...
  17. upthewolves

    Introduction

    Hello battle-weary parents, My 10yo son has always been "different," "passionate" and "more intense"; maybe four years ago we had him do testing and was diagnosed with ADHD, and has picked up Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Depressive Disorder and my favorite, Mood Disorder not otherwise specified, which I suspect covers the...
  18. R

    21 Year old homeless and about to lose custody of newborn

    someone suggested I post this on its own thread so that others could read it so here it goes: The FOG, how accurate is that. I’m so glad I found this forum. My daughter is 21 years old. I put her out of the house at 17 after we got into a physical altercation. This was also after four years of...
  19. M

    Other kids triggering my daughter's fits of rage! Some intentional and some unintentional

    Here I am again, lost, feeling helpless, and alone. I have posted several times now about my daughter but incase you have not read ill explain it all again. My 7year old daughter has impulse problems, anger/anxiety, lack of empathy for others, and is very social but utterly sucks at it. Her...
  20. M

    My life is a wreck and therefore so is my parenting

    Ok, here it goes. Tonight i almost hit my breaking point with anxiety. I feel so stressed out and guilty to even be at this place in my life and now i know its beyond self repair. It scares me to think of going anywhere short or long term but i know its come to it. My depression is...
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