“If their anxiety doesn’t go away, and it’s been longer than six weeks, I would recommend seeking help.”
She said in extreme cases children could start refusing to visit friends and other family members or go to after school activities.
“When these cases come to me, I tell them that anxiety is a bit like getting water in your ear while swimming – the thoughts cause discomfort if we do nothing to get them out,” Orange said.
But she said overall, she had not seen an increase…
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