Anxiety in Children: What Parents, Educators, and Students Can Do to Help
What is anxiety?
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). GAD is characterized by excessive worry about various items and events in day-to-day life.
- Panic disorder. Panic disorder is characterized by a sudden or frequent burst of panic and worry about potential future attacks.
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD is characterized by intrusive obsessions over items or events in day-to-day life.
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is characterized by recurring, often severe mental stress due to past trauma.