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The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale-Short Version: scale reduction via exploratory bifactor modeling of the broad anxiety factor.
A 25-item shortened version of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale is developed using Schmid-Leiman exploratory bifactor analysis to reduce client burden and administration time and thus improve the transportability characteristics of this youth anxiety and depression measure.
Early childhood OCD: preliminary findings from a family-based cognitive-behavioral approach.
Results indicate that children with early-onset OCD benefit from a treatment approach tailored to their developmental needs and family context, and CBT was effective in reducing OCD symptoms and in helping a large number of children achieve a clinical remission.
Case Examples of Enhancing Pediatric OCD Treatment With a Smartphone Application
These case examples depict the use of a smartphone application, Mayo Clinic Anxiety Coach, to enhance the treatment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The presented cases highlight the
A Measurement Invariance Examination of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale in a Southern Sample
The established six-factor model evidenced the best fit in comparison to one-, two-, and five-factor models in the total sample of youth as well as in the African American and Caucasian subsamples.
Components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Related to Outcome in Childhood Anxiety Disorders
The results suggest that dismantling studies using a gold-standard clinician-rated outcome measure to compare the value of adding anxiety management strategies to exposure will be necessary to increase the efficacy of CBT for CADs to levels achieved by ERP for OCD.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The Role of Co-Occurring Disruptive Behavior in the Clinical Presentation of Children and Adolescents with Anxiety in the Context of Autism Spectrum Disorders
It is suggested that co-occurring DBD in the context of ASD and anxiety confers greater risk for heightened symptom severity and functional impairment, and may be linked with increased prescription of antipsychotic medication.
Rage attacks in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: phenomenology and clinical correlates.