Effect of a universal anxiety prevention programme (FRIENDS) on children's academic performance: results from a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Skryabina2016EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a universal anxiety prevention programme (FRIENDS) on children's academic performance: results from a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Elena Skryabina and Gordon Taylor and Paul Stallard},
  booktitle={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Evaluations of school-based anxiety prevention programmes have reported improvements in psychological functioning although little is known about their effect upon educational outcomes. METHODS One thousand three hundred and sixty-two children from 40 primary schools in England took part in the randomised controlled trial, Preventing Anxiety in Children through Education in Schools. The trial investigated the effectiveness of a universal school-based cognitive behaviour therapy… CONTINUE READING