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Grishma Paneru

Grishma Paneru is a psycho-social counselor.

Suffering in silence

Published On: February 23, 2021 07:15 AM NPT By: Grishma Paneru

Common mental illnesses such as depression can be extraordinarily disabling, yet many people with those illnesses do not receive treatment.

Coping with anxiety disorder in children

Published On: June 21, 2020 12:00 PM NPT By: Grishma Paneru

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problems in children and adolescents. Children and adolescents experience fear, nervousness, shyness and avoidance of places and activities that persist at times despite the helpful efforts of parents, caretakers and teachers. Anxiety likes to box us into all or nothing thinking, overgeneralizing and jumping to conclusions. Anxiety can make kids sound argumentative, illogical and angry. Children who suffer with an anxiety disorder typically have impairment in multiple domains of daily functioning.