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.
- Anxiety disorders
- Children and adolescents
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biological Psychiatry