Teens and Anxiety

Teens and Anxiety


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children

Rituals and obsessive thoughts are a normal part of a teen's development. An adolescent with OCD has obsessive thoughts that are unwanted and related to fears.

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Phobias in Children and Adolescents

Common phobias include fear of animals, blood, heights, closed spaces, or flying. In teens, the fear must last at least 6 months to be considered a phobia.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

PTSD is a debilitating mental health condition that can occur after a child has or sees a traumatic event.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Children and Teens

Children or teens with generalized anxiety disorder often worry a lot about future events, past behaviors, social acceptance, and school performance.

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