How Stress and Anxiety Are Hurting Children

Stress used to be something adults dealt with. Now it hits even school children. The pressure of doing well on tests and in after school activities that can look good on college applications, of dealing with family issues and the ever mounting pressures of peer induced social stress, it takes a toll on children. Psychologists say many children they interview, who present with anger or stubborn tendencies, are usually stricken with anxiety as the root cause of their behavior. Without addressing what is inducing the stress, their behavior has little chance of improving.

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