Update on anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence

Academic Article


  • Despite significant progress in understanding anxiety disorders in youth, affected children are often unrecognized and never receive adequate treatment recognition. Although common among children and adolescents, many parents and health care providers do not realize anxiety disorders in youth predict anxiety disorders in adulthood. The history of anxiety disorders in childhood and their continuity into adolescence and adulthood are discussed. Treatment options and best practices for psychiatric nurses are also explored.
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    Author List

  • McGuinness TM; Durand SC
  • Start Page

  • 25
  • End Page

  • 28
  • Volume

  • 54
  • Issue

  • 6