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Don't worry: Promoting resilience through the use of books in the classroom

Campbell, Marilyn A. (2007) Don't worry: Promoting resilience through the use of books in the classroom. Primary and Middle Years Educator, 5(1), pp. 3-8.

Abstract

Although fears and worries are a normal part of childhood, anxiety can be quite distressing at times for children. In addition, there are many children whose fears and worries are excessive and who develop anxiety disorders which interfere with their lives. Using story books in the classroom has many benefits for the promotion of mental health and resilience for all children.

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ID Code: 14906
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: childhood, anxiety, bibliotherapy
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Learning Sciences (130309)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Marilyn Campbell
Deposited On: 22 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:04

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