Help your child deal with anxiety

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A lot of children get the jitters on the first day back at school, but for some that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling is constant. We look at case studies of children suffering from anxiety and help you help them.

A lot of children get the jitters on the first day back at school, but for some that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling is constant. Sadly, many children have to deal with these paralysing feelings on a daily basis. To lift the lid on a problem that’s often bottled up, we spoke to psychologists Gemma Cribb and Nicole Hyatt on how to identify anxiety and ways to keep it in check.

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