The big thread: COVID-19 infection and adolescent anxiety

Emmanuel de Becker Published in the journal : May 2020 Category : Psychiatrie infanto-juvénile

Summary :

The current crisis is simultaneously disrupting and stabilizing adults, as well as children and adolescents, or maybe even grieving them. Along with the phenomenon’s scale, opinions of all kinds are multiplying, fueling more the feeling of insecurity and consequent anguish. In addition to the largely relayed physical concerns, our aim has been to draw attention to psychic and relational health, while focusing on the youngest society members. After recalling the notion and concept of anxiety disorder, we have proposed several therapeutic axes.

Key Words

Anxiety disorders, children and adolescents, insecurity, anguish