The treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

Michael J. Labellarte, Golda S. Ginsburg, John T. Walkup, Mark A. Riddle

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This update will review the current status of psychosocial and psychopharmacologic treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders. In addition, a brief discussion of nosology, epidemiology, and developmental course of anxiety is included. Preliminary psychopharmacology treatment and CBT treatment algorithms are presented for pediatric anxiety disorders, based on the best available data. Recommendations for future research directions are also discussed. Copyright (C) 1999 Society of Biological Psychiatry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1567-1578
Number of pages12
JournalBiological psychiatry
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999


  • Anxiety disorders
  • Children and adolescents
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Psychopharmacotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biological Psychiatry

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