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Five Simple Steps for a Stress-Free Holiday

Stress is triggered by a variety of situations, and although the holidays are meant to be enjoyable, it can be a time of year that creates anxiety and high stress levels for many people. So, how can you keep your cool over the next few weeks? Stephanie Kivi, M.D., a family [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

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Children Who Avoid Scary Situations Likelier to Have Anxiety, Mayo Clinic Research Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Children who avoid situations they find scary are likely to have anxiety a Mayo Clinic study of more than 800 children ages 7 to 18 found. The study published this month in Behavior Therapy presents a new method of measuring avoidance behavior in young children. The researchers [...]

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]

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Mayo Clinic Debuts Anxiety Coach App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 3, 2012.  Mayo Clinic is releasing an app this week for Apple iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch called Anxiety Coach, a self-help tool that assists people in reducing a variety of fears and worries ranging from extreme shyness to obsessions and compulsions. Unlike other self-help apps, [...]

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Treating Depression and Anxiety in Kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Whiteside addresses depression and anxiety in kids. To listen, click the link below. Treating Depression and Anxiety in Kids

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New School Anxiety

With a new school year upon us, many kids are making the change to a new school.  It can be daunting.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Whiteside on ways to lessen the anxiety. To listen, click the link below. New School Anxiety

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Treating Depression and Anxiety in Kids

In this Medical Edge Radio segment we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Whiteside about depression and anxiety are not just adult issues. To listen, click the link below. Treating Depression and Anxiety in Kids

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Dr. Stephen Whiteside on Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Attacks

This Medical Edge Weekend program is a "best of" show featuring Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Stephen Whiteside on anxiety, phobias and panic attacks. Medical Edge Weekend 7-3-10 In addition, here's some video of Dr. Whiteside talking about OCD, phobias and anxiety from Mayo Clinic's YouTube channel.

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Back to School: New School Anxieties (pkg)

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can be anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D., with the Mayo Clinic Children's [...]

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Back to School: New School Anxieties (pkg)

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can be anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D., with the Mayo Clinic Children's [...]

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Helping Kids Weather the Stress of Storms

MULTIMEDIA ALERT Thunderphobia: Mayo Experts Offer Tips to Help Children Conquer Severe Weather Fears   The round of violent storms across much of the country this week, especially the horrific tornado in Oklahoma Monday, reminds us severe weather season is back and for many families that means a renewed season of [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Start with steps at home to ease anxiety in young child

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 11 and has always been a worrier, but it’s getting worse. She checks her planner multiple times each night to make sure she’s not forgetting any schoolwork, even though she is a great student. She often won’t participate in activities because she’s worried she [...]

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When Children Avoid Scary Situations They Are Likelier to Develop Anxiety

A Mayo Clinic study has found if children avoid situations they find scary or frightening, they are more likely to end up having anxiety. The study is currently published in Behavior Therapy and presents a new method of measuring avoidance behavior in oung children. Researchers studied more than 800 children, and lead author, Stephen [...]

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Apple Debuts a Coaching App for Anxiety

The AnxietyCoach is a new Apple app to help people conquer fears and worries by guiding them through a series of confidence-building exercises. It also simultaneously tracks anxiety levels in real time and gauges their progress. Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D.,L.P., says, “The app is based on a long history of [...]

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