Parental Awareness Tools that Reduce Childhood Trauma

Since we are living in a time of extremely high statistical occurrences of childhood anxiety, depression and even suicide (which is happening at even younger ages), we need to look at the causes that are behind these difficult challenges that children, teens and young adults are facing today. Whether it be parental influences, interactions with abusive outsiders, school bullying, or something else, mental illnesses are growing at a rampant rate.  When mental illness is not alleviated, it can create C-PTSD (compound or complex PTSD), so it’s critical to reverse it early. What sometimes keeps the underlying factors of mental illness from accurately being addressed is that parents may not see the feelings of anxiety or depression as transient emotions that need to be processed, but instead create fixed labels. A child shouldn’t be labeled as “anxious child so-and-so” or “depressed teen so-and-so” but instead one should look behind the symptom at why they are feeling this way. You wouldn’t label a child a physical state such as “child with a fever and flu disorder”; you would help them heal from having a fever and flu. How ludicrous to call children the symptom of a passing disease they are suffering from instead of finding ways to remove it. Anxiety and depression are symptoms of outside stress. Fever, headaches, coughing are symptoms of outside bacteria and viruses.  Although there are many factors that contribute ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Children and Teens Parenting Trauma adverse childhood experiences Childhood Trauma Source Type: blogs

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