Children and teens can easily be stressed at school. Find out how to prevent social stress for your child with these quick tips.
It’s normal for a child or teen to get stressed out at school. There are often added pressures of exams, their peers, and even their own beliefs that can set them up for stress. Social stress from school can often be overlooked, as the signs are not always obvious.
Social stress can lead to social anxiety disorder, a more serious social phobia where those affected have a deep fear of being judged, embarrassed, or ridiculed.
It can be challenging to help your teen cope with stress, but we’re here to help as much as we can.
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“Social Support and Resilience to Stress,” National Institutes of Health. May 2007.