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Anxiety Disorder in Children & Teens

Situations that induce anxiety in normal teens develops into excessive dread, disabling some children through teen years; often, symptoms emerge around age 6. While medication is still commonly prescribed, recent studies (including the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS)), “CAMS clearly showed that combination treatment is the most effective for these children. But sertraline [Zoloft] alone or Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy alone showed a good response rate as well.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2008/study-identifies-three-effective-treatments-for-childhood-anxiety-disorders.shtml

http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2008/nimh-30.htm

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