Normal anxiety vs. anxiety disorder

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Normal anxiety vs. anxiety disorder

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It's normal for everyone to have a little anxiety, especially around taking a test, meeting someone new, going to a new school, something like that. That's all normal anxiety. When you start to notice that it become excessive, there is an excessive worry happening; maybe stomach aches or headaches going on with the child. They seem really irritable or tearful at times; this is when you may notice that there is a little more of an anxiety disorder happening.

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Meg Newman is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Venice and Tarzana CA. Meg is also a mother and stepmom. Meg has worked as a therapist with children and teens focusing on a variety of issues concerning anxiety, eating disorders, body image, substance abuse, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. Meg is native to Los Angeles and loves spending time with family, as well as snowboarding as often as possible.

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