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An empirically derived inventory to measure social fears and anxiety: The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory.
The development, reliability, and discriminative ability of a new instrument to assess social phobia are presented. The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory (SPAI) is an empirically derived instrument
A New Inventory to Assess Childhood Social Anxiety and Phobia: The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children.
The development, reliability, and validity of a new instrument, the Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children (SPAI-C), is described. The results indicate that the SPAI-C has high test-retest
Social Skills Interventions for Children with Asperger’s Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism: A Review and Recommendations
It is clear that, despite their widespread clinical use, empirical support for SST programs for children with AS/HFA is minimal at this time.
Social anxiety disorder: questions and answers for the DSM‐V
Little supporting evidence was found for the current specifier, generalized SAD, and the data are equivocal regarding whether to consider avoidant personality disorder simply a severe form of SAD.
Behavioral treatment of childhood social phobia.
Children treated with SET-C were significantly more improved across multiple dimensions, including enhanced social skill, reduced social fear and anxiety, decreased associated psychopathology, and increased social interaction.
The Impact of Children with High-Functioning Autism on Parental Stress, Sibling Adjustment, and Family Functioning
The study shows that the higher intellectual functioning in children with HFA does not compensate for the stress associated with parenting children with autism spectrum disorders, and treatment programs may need to address parental stress, which in turn will help optimize treatment outcome.
Psychopathology of childhood social phobia.
Children with social phobia suffer pervasive and serious functional impairment and the clinical presentation suggests specific avenues for psychosocial interventions.
At risk for anxiety: I. Psychopathology in the offspring of anxious parents.
  • D. Beidel, S. Turner
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 July 1997
Children of the three "high-risk" groups were significantly more likely to have a diagnosable disorder (including anxiety disorders) than offspring of normal parents, but there were no differences among the children from the three parental diagnostic groups.
SET-C versus fluoxetine in the treatment of childhood social phobia.
Both fluoxetine andSET-C are efficacious for social phobia, although SET-C appears to provide added benefit by enhancing social skills.