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Child Anxiety Directory

Many children suffer from varying degrees of anxiety, from common fears such as fear of needles to anxiety attacks. Symptoms of general anxiety may include irritability, digestive problems, inability to concentrate, persistent fear, refusing to go places or be away from parents, insomnia, and more. Talk to your child's pediatrician about your concerns if you think your child may have anxiety. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how anxiety affects children, signs of anxiety, treatments for anxiety in kids, and much more.

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