Tag Archives: Anxiety

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group-based talking therapies shown to be most effective treatment for young people with anxiety disorders. Group cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be the best choice of psychotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, according to a new network meta-analysis study from Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry. CBT is a talking therapy designed to help… Read More »

Nearly half of Canadians report struggling with anxiety, but are we really coming undone?

With new surveys showing alarming rates of anxiety, it’s a wonder we haven’t all crawled under weighted blankets. A recent poll of 1,500 Canadians found 41 per cent of those surveyed identified themselves as “someone who struggles with anxiety.” A third said they had been formally diagnosed with anxiety. A similar proportion had been prescribed… Read More »

'Parents are playing their part in this too' – How childhood is shrinking and anxiety is rising

30-day challenge: students at Bishopstown Community School in Cork with teacher Alan White. Picture by Mark Condren ‘Parents are playing their part in this too’ – How childhood is shrinking and anxiety is rising Independent.ie It’s a sign of the times that in today’s schools, building emotional resilience and giving children the skills to cope… Read More »