Comorbidity of anxiety disorders in adolescents.

  title={Comorbidity of anxiety disorders in adolescents.},
  author={Cecilia Ahmoi Essau},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  volume={18 1},
We examined the comorbidity of anxiety disorders and their clinical consequences in adolescents. The 1,035 adolescents, aged 12 to 17 years old, were randomly selected from 36 schools in the province of Bremen, Germany. Anxiety disorders and other psychiatric disorders were coded based on DSM-IV criteria using the computerized Munich version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview. The comorbidity rate within the anxiety disorders was relatively low (14.1%). However, the comorbidity… CONTINUE READING
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