Prevention of child and youth anxiety and anxiety disorders

Barrett, Paula and Farrell, Lara (2009). Prevention of child and youth anxiety and anxiety disorders. In Martin M. Antony and Murray B. Stein (Ed.), Oxford handbook of anxiety and related disorders (pp. 497-511) New York, USA: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195307030.013.0038

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Author Barrett, Paula
Farrell, Lara
Title of chapter Prevention of child and youth anxiety and anxiety disorders
Title of book Oxford handbook of anxiety and related disorders
Place of Publication New York, USA
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication Year 2009
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195307030.013.0038
Series Oxford Library of Psychology
ISBN 9780195307030
Editor Martin M. Antony
Murray B. Stein
Chapter number 38
Start page 497
End page 511
Total pages 15
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems affecting children and youth today. Prevention approaches offer an alternative and adjunct to treatment, and have become a priority for governments, offering a cost-effective and efficient means of providing services to children and youth prior to the onset of psychopathology. This chapter presents a review of current prevention strategies for anxiety. Current evidence-based prevention strategies are discussed at and indicated, selective and universal level of prevention. Cognitive behavioral approaches to anxiety prevention practice and research are highlighted.
Keyword Anxiety
Cognitive behavioral treatment
Protective factors
Risk factors
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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