Helping Children Conquer Stress

Lite, Lori
March 2005
USA Today Magazine;Mar2005, Vol. 133 Issue 2718, p56
Focuses on the increasing occurrence of stress among children. Effect of exposure to images of trauma on the well-being of a child; Signs of stress that can be traced in behavior; Efforts of schools to counteract child stress.


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