How can you tell if your child is anxious?
Anxiety manifests itself in physical signs, emotional signs, and behavior.
Physical signs of anxiety can range from stomach aches, refusal to eat, refusal to sleep.
Emotional signs of anxiety are crying a lot, anger and temper tantrums, panic attacks, a constant need for reassurance, nightmares.
Behavioral symptoms of anxiety include fearfulness, reclusive behavior, long periods of unnatural quiet, approval-seeking and attention-seeking, refusal to go to school or daycare, lack of confidence, tantrums.