In April 2020, Dr. Lisa Damour, an expert child and adolescent psychologist, shared tips and answered your questions about stress, anxiety, depression, and managing feelings during the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the questions she answered included:
- Why do we get anxious and what can we do to prevent it?
- What is the difference between sad, depressed, and clinically depressed?
- How do you cope with being anxious about starting the next school year after missing the most important aspects of this one?
- How can you handle anxiety that is related to questioning your sexual and/or gender identity?
Dr. Damour, a best-selling author, psychologist, and expert on stress and anxiety, regularly appears on CBS and is a columnist for the New York Times. Her latest book Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls is an accessible guide for parents who want to help their daughters navigate everyday struggles.
To watch the recording on managing stress, anxiety, and depression, please click here.