1. runawaybunny

    Wearable sensor can detect hidden anxiety, depression in young children

    Early detection important in preventing anxiety disorders, risk of drug abuse, suicide later in life Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children - as many as one in five kids suffer from one of them, starting as early as the preschool years. But it can be hard to detect...
  2. runawaybunny

    Intervention shows promise for treating depression in preschool-aged children

    PCIT-ED is one of the first psychotherapeutic treatments to target early childhood depression Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have shown that a therapy-based treatment for disruptive behavioral disorders can be adapted and used as an effective treatment option for early...
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    4yo Anxiety Issues, Compulsive Behavior... Teachers think he is OK/fine

    Hi everyone! I could use another opinion. In a nutshell, our just-turned-4yo has always been a little anxious (nervous around people he doesn't know, won't do things other kids enjoy - like sports, birthday parties, play houses, etc.) and that seems to have been compounded since we had our baby...