A means of predicting anxiety disorders?

Asking parents to compare their kids’ levels of shyness and anxiety to those of their peers could predict potential anxiety disorders early on, Canadian researchers reported at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Vancouver in April.

University of British Columbia psychologists say two key questions – “Is your child more shy or anxious than other children his or her age?” and “Is your child more worried than other children his or her age?” – accurately identified 85% of children who went on to be