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Tips for Parents: Worry and the Gifted: How Much is Too Much?

Davidson Institute for Talent Development; Tips for Parents: Worry and the Gifted: How Much is Too Much?
By E. Amend

“Although there is a difference between everyday worrying and anxiety that is interfering with functioning, both can be managed with the right tools. Parents report that gifted children and teens seem to worry more than other children they know. They report a negative outlook or a tendency to report negative events with more frequency than positive ones. They may worry about everyday events or world tragedies. When the worry interferes with functioning, it is time to act. While there are many strategies for parents to try, professional intervention may be necessary.”

Read the full article here: Tips for Parents: Worry and the Gifted: How Much is Too Much?

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