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Anxiety in Children

Comparitive Effectiveness Review

About the Course:

The purpose of this article is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness and safety of treatment for a wide variety of childhood anxiety disorder. This was done by reviewing multiple studies that compared psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy and a combination of the two in children from 3 to 18. Drugs that were covered include SSRI’s, SNRI’s, Tricyclic antidepressants and Benzodiazepines. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was the therapy modality studied.

This course is based on the article, Anxiety in Children created by Zhen Wang, Ph.D. in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Author

Zhen Wang, Ph.D.

Dr. Wang studies how current best medical evidence can be used to help patients, health care providers, policy makers and researchers make informed decisions about care and delivery of health services. Specifically, he is interested in evidence-based medicine, systematic review, meta-analysis and methods of improving systematic reviews. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Researchers, clinicians and physicians treating pediatric anxiety. This course is suitable for all knowledge levels.

Course Objectives:

  1. Synthesize the data of numerous studies testing CBT, SSRI’s, SNRI’s and placebo.

  2. Acknowledge the results of the studies with moderate strength of evidence or better.

  3. Apply the results that CBT is most effective when combined with SSRI.

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Course Material

References begin on page D-1.

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