Nighttime fears in children

Nighttime Fears in Children

A 25-year review of the scientific literature reported that nighttime fears in children are common, they interfere with daily functioning, and they result in considerable disruption within the family (Lewis et al 2021). Is it normal for kids to be scared at night? A study by Muris et al (2001) showed that 73.3% of normal children reported having nighttime fears .. (continue)

Posted in Child Sleep Anxiety.

Dr. Lauderdale has had over 35 years experience as a child and adolescent psychiatrist using a variety of therapeutic methods including psychotherapy, hypnosis, Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), motivational psychology, medication and family therapy. He has specialized in helping children with fears and anxiety disorders.