Assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.

  title={Assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.},
  author={Sucheta D Connolly and Liza M Su{\'a}rez and Carrie Sylvester},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={13 2},
This article reviews the current screening and assessment tools for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, as well as evidence-based treatment interventions for these disorders. The following anxiety disorders are discussed: separation anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), and selective mutism. There are several well-studied screening and assessment tools to identify childhood anxiety disorders early and… CONTINUE READING


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