Is It Teen Angst Or Anxiety Disorder? | KCUR

Is It Teen Angst Or Anxiety Disorder?

Jul 10, 2017

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 25 percent of American teenagers experience anxiety disorders.
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While the challenges of peer pressure, all night study sessions, and "fitting in" aren't new, today's teens also have to deal with social media bringing the worries of the world right to their fingertips. So how is a parent supposed to know the difference between normal teen stress and a possible anxiety disorder? Today, psychologist Wes Crenshaw provides his insight.