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Anxiety And Aggression: When Anxiety In Children Looks Like Anger, Tantrums Or Meltdowns

Flikr Images Anxiety can be a masterful imposter. In children, it can sway away from the more typical avoidant, clingy behaviour and show itself as tantrums, meltdowns and aggression. As if anxiety wasn’t hard enough to deal with! When children are under the influence of an anxious brain, their behaviour has nothing to do [...]

Meltdown or tantrum-what’s the difference?

We’ve all seen it and heard it - and many of us have experienced it first-hand - a child melting down in a store or restaurant. Sometimes the cause is easy to figure out - the child is overly hungry or tired, overstimulated, or being told no. Other times the cause is much more complex. [...]

By |2012-12-07T14:44:58+10:00December 7th, 2012|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |1 Comment