Research Review: A meta-analysis of relapse rates in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and related disorders in youth.

  title={Research Review: A meta-analysis of relapse rates in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and related disorders in youth.},
  author={Hannah C. Levy and Kimberly Stevens and David F. Tolin},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
BACKGROUND Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for youth with anxiety and related disorders, with a 59% remission rate at post-treatment. Results of reviews and meta-analyses indicate that treatment gains are maintained across long-term follow-up, at least in terms of symptom improvement. Less is known about relapse, defined as patients who initially achieve remission status but then experience a return of symptoms after a follow-up period. METHOD The current study… 



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