Articles containing: trauma

Cómo Ayudar a Los Niños a Lidiar con La Ansiedad Situacional

La ansiedad es la forma en que los humanos hemos evolucionado para protegernos.

En situaciones amenazadoras, nuestros cerebros desencadenan una serie de respuestas que resultan en una elevación del ritmo cardíaco, sudoración, temblores, hiperventilación y miedo intenso, todo con el propósito de prepararnos para el peligro.

How to Help Kids Cope With Situational Anxiety

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Anxiety is a way we humans have evolved to protect ourselves.

Is Your Teen an Emotional Sponge? – Shrinking It Down

Peers can be an excellent source of social support, and it’s great that more young people today talk to friends about their emotional challenges. But for every teen who shares, there’s another teen absorbing the info like an emotional sponge.

The Trauma Felt In Teen Breakups

Teen breakups. When you’re 17 years old, breaking up with someone really, really hurts.

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Yes, that’s a cliché. So much so that almost every adult can think of a favorite popular culture reference to this particular kind of pain.

How Scary Is Too Scary?

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Here is my most vivid memory of Halloween as a child:

I’m 8 years old.

Sexual Assault: How to Talk With Your Kids

As a father of four children and grandfather of four, I was personally shaken by the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford yesterday. I thought about my kids growing up, and what they might have experienced or observed and never told me, my wife, or anyone.

Last night I had a hard time sleeping.

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

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In research that’s been done about kids’ fears, the most frightening thing is losing or being left without a parent.

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Family: Stories of Adoption

According to the Urban Dictionary, a family is “a group of people…who genuinely love, trust, care about, and look out for each other… REAL family is a bondage that cannot be broken by any means.

School Refusal: When Back-to-School Is a Struggle

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Most school-age kids are typically eager to head back to school after a break.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Primer

Post-traumatic stress disorder.

Even the term is a mouthful.

We often shorten the diagnosis to its initials—PTSD—but even that linguistic short-cut doesn’t take away from the fact that this is a deceptively complicated syndrome.