What is anxiety?
The most simplified definition of anxiety is a ‘fear of a perceived danger’. It can become problematic when the fear is out of proportion to the perceived danger, and/or the anxiety interferes with everyday functioning (for example, academic achievement, peer interaction, sporting activities, etc).
How can we detect anxiety in adolescents?
Each person is different, but here are some common characteristics to look out for –
What do you do if you suspect your loved one is struggling with anxiety
You can find more advice on my adolescent therapy page https://www.exploretransform.com/adolescent-ridgewood.html
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