Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: A review of the past 10 years

Gail A Bernstein, Carrie M. Borchardt, Amy R. Perwien

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Abstract

Objective: To critically review the research on anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, focusing on new developments in the past 10 years. Method: This review includes recent articles which contribute to the conceptualization assessment, and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders. Results: Information was organized into a developmental framework. Anxiety disorders research has shown steady progress. Conclusions: More research is needed, particularly in the areas of neurobiological basis of anxiety disorders, longitudinal studies, and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1110-1119
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume35
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1996

Keywords

  • anxiety disorders
  • anxiolytics

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