Is avoidant disorder part of the social phobia spectrum in a referred sample of Brazilian children and adolescents?

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The diagnosis of avoidant disorder was deleted from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental disorders--fourth edition (DSM-IV) based on a 'committee decision' suggesting that avoidant disorder is part of the social phobia spectrum. The objective of the present study was to examine the nature of this clinical association in a referred sample of… (More)

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@article{Denardin2004IsAD, title={Is avoidant disorder part of the social phobia spectrum in a referred sample of Brazilian children and adolescents?}, author={Daniel Denardin and Talita Lopes Silva and Thiago Gatti Pianca and Luis Augusto Rohde}, journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas}, year={2004}, volume={37 6}, pages={863-7} }