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Before You Look for Information on Anxiety Disorder


Sorting through the wealth of online information on childhood anxiety can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.

On this Parenting Special Needs site

There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with anxiety disorder, but these three will give you a good place to begin.

From the About guide to Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The About.com guide to Generalized Anxiety Disorder offers lots of information related to anxiety in children. Start with these three sections.

Around the About network

There's information on childhood anxiety all around About.com. Start with these three sites.

Just the facts

These reference sites give good overviews of anxiety disorder diagnosis and treatment.

Dedicated sites

These sites focus exclusively on anxiety disorders and offer articles and other resources for parents and families.

Books on anxiety

Learn more about therapies and strategies for helping kids with anxiety in these books, reviewed for the Harried Parent's Book Club.

Parenting strategies

These articles can give you some tools to use right now to ease your child's anxiety.

For Kids

These sites offer explanations and information on anxiety aimed at children and teens.
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