Anxiety disorders in children

Dadds M.R., Heard P.M. and Rapee R.M. (1991) Anxiety disorders in children. International Review of Psychiatry, 3 2: 231-241. doi:10.3109/09540269109110403

Author Dadds M.R.
Heard P.M.
Rapee R.M.
Title Anxiety disorders in children
Journal name International Review of Psychiatry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0954-0261
Publication date 1991
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3109/09540269109110403
Volume 3
Issue 2
Start page 231
End page 241
Total pages 11
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Subject 2738 Psychiatry and Mental health
Abstract The nature, development and treatment of anxiety disorders in children remains one of the most neglected areas of research in psychopathology. This paper reviews current approaches to diagnosis, conceptualization, assessment and treatment of the major childhood anxiety disorders: separation anxiety, overanxious and avoidant disorders, and simple phobias. While considerable knowledge of the learning mechanisms involved in phobias is available and has been translated into effective interventions, much else remains in the realm of speculation. High priorities for attention include the biological bases of anxiety and evaluation of medication for severe cases, the role of family variables, the long term outcome of childhood anxiety, and the validity of current diagnostic systems
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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