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Psychotherapy of Childhood Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-Analysis
Background: The present study compared the efficacy of psychotherapy for childhood anxiety disorders (excluding trials solely treating post-traumatic stress disorder or obsessive-compulsiveExpand
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Is ADHD diagnosed in accord with diagnostic criteria? Overdiagnosis and influence of client gender on diagnosis.
OBJECTIVE Unresolved questions exist concerning diagnosis of ADHD. First, some studies suggest a potential overdiagnosis. Second, compared with the male-female ratio in the general population (3:1),Expand
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Associations between problems with crying, sleeping and/or feeding in infancy and long-term behavioural outcomes in childhood: a meta-analysis
Background Excessive crying, sleeping or feeding problems are found in approximately 20% of infants and may predict behavioural problems in childhood. Methods A quantitative meta-analysis of 22Expand
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Vigilance and Avoidance of Threat in the Eye Movements of Children with Separation Anxiety Disorder
The vigilance-avoidance attention pattern is found in anxious adults, who initially gaze more at threatening pictures than nonanxious adults (vigilance), but subsequently gaze less at them thanExpand
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The separation anxiety hypothesis of panic disorder revisited: a meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE Evidence suggests that childhood separation anxiety disorder may be associated with a heightened risk for the development of other disorders in adulthood. The authors conducted aExpand
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Disorder-Specific Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Separation Anxiety Disorder in Young Children: A Randomized Waiting-List-Controlled Trial
Background: Separation anxiety disorder (SAD) is one of the earliest and most common mental disorders in childhood, and a strong predictor of adult psychopathology. Despite significant progress inExpand
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Childhood Separation Anxiety and the Risk of Subsequent Psychopathology: Results from a Community Study
Objective: To examine the association between separation anxiety disorder (SAD) and mental disorders in a community sample and to evaluate whether separation anxiety is specifically related to panicExpand
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Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis functioning has been implicated in the development of stress‐related psychiatric diagnoses and response to adverse life experiences. This study aimed toExpand
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