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Fear, Worry, & Distress

Fear, Worry, and Anxiety logoIt’s normal to worry now and then, but when these emotions get in the way of your child’s daily life and disrupt his or her routine, this could be a sign of a mental health disorder.

Symptoms of intense fear or worry can be linked with the disorders below. You can read about each disorder and the known effective treatments by following the links below.

If you have questions about your child’s behavior or symptoms, please seek the advice of a clinical child and adolescent psychologist. You can find a directory here.


Last updated on: Aug 01, 2017

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