Understanding the forms of anxiety is an important step for parents in helping their children. Anxiety is a typical reaction that us humans endure – it can prove helpful when we perceive dangers. But if it is an anxiety disorder, which can be irrational and persistent, it can interfere with everyday life.
Here are a number of signs and symptoms of anxiety:
- twitches or nervous moments
These symptoms can lead to a lack of socialising, poor school performance and sometimes a stressful family life. The good news is that there are professionals who understand anxiety disorders and can educate parents, provide treatment and help the children.
It is common for children suffering from anxiety to avoid talking about how they are feeling. They may feel as though their parents do not understand or that they will be judged...