Posts tagged with "may2017"

2017 · 18. May 2017
Linda Hamilton's Southern Star column, 'Anxious parent, anxious child?'
Last week's Southern Star column noted how anxiety tends to run in families and offered tips to parents on how to break the cycle. The column is reproduced below. Anxiety runs in families – research shows the vast majority of anxious children have anxious parents. What can parents do to break the cycle? Anxiety is contagious, and it’s not always passed from parent to child. Sometimes, a child-to-parent transmission effect is at work: anxious kids may make their parents anxious. There also...