Lecture, Central London, Tuesday, 28 Feb 2023 - 13:00

Anxiety in Children

Young child covering her eyes with her hands

Anxiety is part of the normal human experience and children show signs of it early in life - however, sometimes it can be so severe and persistent that it interferes with daily life. Anxiety problems are the most common mental health problem and have a particularly early age of onset.

This lecture will describe how anxiety problems in children present and why they persist before illustrating how this understanding has advanced treatments both in terms of outcomes and reach.

Professor Cathy Creswell

Professor Cathy Creswell

Cathy Creswell is Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford, an Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, an...

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