Anxiety Management in Children with Mental and Physical Health Problems

  • Laura┬áNabors

Part of the Springer Series on Child and Family Studies book series (SSCFS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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    Pages 85-99
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 139-141

About this book


This book examines the implications of anxiety for children who have different types of comorbid mental health problems or chronic physical illnesses. It describes the differences between anxiety and fear in children and addresses how anxiety presents in children. The book presents ideas for treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents using examples and case studies. Chapters review evidence-based practices and explore common challenges in managing anxiety in school and community settings. In addition, chapters offer recommendations for improving social and emotional functioning and reducing anxiety symptoms, along with practical guidelines for working with children in therapy settings.

Topics featured in this book include:

  • The co-occurrence of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents.
  • The appearance of anxiety before or after substance abuse.
  • Typical and atypical presentations of anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Chronic illness and anxiety in young children.
  • Family-oriented cognitive behavior therapy and its use in children with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • The potential relationship between conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder, and anxiety.

Anxiety Management in Children with Mental and Physical Health Problems is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians and other practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, social work, public health, family studies, educational psychology and counseling, health education, and allied disciplines.


ADHD and childhood anxiety Anxiety and fear in children Anxiety in children ASD and anxiety in children Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and child anxiety Autism spectrum disorder and anxiety in children Chronic illness and anxiety in children Conduct problems and child anxiety Depression and anxiety during childhood Depression and anxiety in children Evidence-based treatments for child anxiety Mental health problems comorbid with child anxiety ODD and anxiety in children Oppositional defiance disorder and child anxiety Social-emotional functioning and child anxiety Substance use and anxiety in children Suicidal ideation in children with anxiety Therapy and childhood anxiety Treating child anxiety at school Treating child anxiety in community settings

Authors and affiliations

  • Laura┬áNabors
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Human ServicesUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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