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Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.
TLDR
Both cognitive behavioral therapy and sertraline reduced the severity of anxiety in children with anxiety disorders; a combination of the two therapies had a superior response rate.
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Founded in 1966, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) is an interdisciplinary organization comprised of researchers, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, social workers,
Randomized Controlled Trial: Multimodal Anxiety and Social Skill Intervention for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
TLDR
It is suggested MASSI is a feasible treatment program and further evaluation is warranted because the treatment was acceptable to families, subject adherence was high, and therapist fidelity was high.
Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents: an evidence-based medicine review.
TLDR
From an evidence-based perspective, cognitive-behavioral therapy is currently the treatment of choice for anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents.
Remission after acute treatment in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders: findings from the CAMS.
TLDR
For the majority of children, some symptoms of anxiety persisted, even among those showing improvement after 12 weeks of treatment, suggesting a need to augment or extend current treatments for some children.
The Functional Profiles of School Refusal Behavior
TLDR
Assessment of youth with primary school refusal behavior and their parents indicated that great heterogeneity in diagnoses marks this population, and anxiety-related diagnoses were associated more with negatively reinforcedSchool refusal behavior; separation anxiety disorder was associated morewith attention-seeking behavior; and oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder were associated with pursuit of tangible reinforcement outside of school.
Predictors and moderators of treatment response in childhood anxiety disorders: results from the CAMS trial.
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Overall, anxious children responded favorably to CAMS treatments, however, having more severe and impairing anxiety, greater caregiver strain, and a principal diagnosis of social phobia were associated with less favorable outcomes.
Cognitive-behavioral group therapy for social phobia in female adolescents: results of a pilot study.
TLDR
Evidence is provided for a moderate short-term effect of CBGT-A for treating female adolescents suffering from social phobia and indicates that treatment of socialphobia may result in a reduction of major depression.
Computer-assisted cognitive therapy for depression: maintaining efficacy while reducing therapist time.
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Computer-assisted cognitive therapy had more robust effects, relative to being wait-listed, than standard cognitive therapy in reducing measures of cognitive distortion and in improving knowledge about cognitive therapy.
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