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How can high-performing students set healthy goals?
The drive for success is affecting children at an increasingly early age with young people feeling the pressure to achieve better grades, excel on standardized college admission tests, and outperform their peers, whether it be in academics or athletics. All that can add up to stress and anxiety, even for high-performing students.
Effective approach to skin picking and hair pulling disorders brings patients relief
Skin picking and hair pulling can be signs of very serious disorders. The habits are an effort to alleviate stress, escape from anxiety, attempt to correct a perceived flaw, or as an automatic response to tension. Dr. Brenda Bailey, PhD, details how Rogers is able to treat people who are seeking help with skin picking or hair pulling disorders.
Treating eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive tendencies
Oftentimes, when people reach out for eating disorder treatment, their recovery can be further complicated by co-occurring obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Learn the signs a person with an eating disorder could also be suffering from OCD.
Life interrupted by OCD: one mother shares her story on the five-year anniversary of her daughter’s diagnosis
One mother describes the first days following her 5-year-old daughter’s OCD diagnosis, what life is like today, and why she is “forever thankful” for Rogers.
CBT changes brain function
Despite being highly treatable, about a third of those suffering from anxiety actually seek treatment. For those who do, research shows cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is highly successful.
How to identify and manage anxiety in students
Every day teachers, guidance counselors, and school social workers encounter students struggling with anxiety. We discuss the warning signs and how educators and parents can work together to help children who are suffering.