PedsDocTalk Podcast

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How parental anxiety impacts childhood anxiety

Do we as adults cause our child to be anxious and does their anxiety cause us to be anxious? On this episode, I welcome Dr. Helen Egger, a child Psychiatrist to discuss the clyclical effect of anxiety in families. We discuss:

  • If anxiety in a home can be cyclical in nature?
  • How to address a child’s worries and anxieties while simultaneously managing our own worries/fears
  • How complete avoidance of fears can negatively impact our children
  • When a parent should be concerned about their own anxiety

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