In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, Douglas Berg, a social worker at 

In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, Douglas Berg, a social worker at Prospect High School, watches as a student pets Junie, the school's "therapy dog," at the Mt. Prospect, Ill. school. Stress, anxiety and panic attacks are on the rise at many U.S. high schools, due to heightened academic expectations and troubles at home made worse by the shaky economy. So some schools are trying unconventional methods, such as therapy dogs, to help students cope. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
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In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, Douglas Berg, a social worker at Prospect High School, watches as a student pets Junie, the school's "therapy dog," at the Mt. Prospect, Ill. school. Stress, anxiety and panic attacks are on the rise at many U.S. high schools, due to heightened academic expectations and troubles at home made worse by the shaky economy. So some schools are trying unconventional methods, such as therapy dogs, to help students cope. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
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