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Rate of improvement during and across three treatments for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: Cognitive behavioral therapy, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or both combined

Franske J. Van Apeldoorn, Wiljo J.P.J. Van Hout, Marieke E. Timmerman, Peter Paul A. Mersch, Johan A. den Boer

Existing literature on panic disorder (PD) yields no data regarding the differential rates of improvement during Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) or both combined (CBT+SSRI).

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Family Accommodation in Pediatric Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder

Eric A. Storch, Gary R. Geffken, Lisa J. Merlo, Marni L. Jacob, Tanya K. Murphy, Wayne K. Goodman, Michael J. Larson, et al.

Despite the importance of the family in the treatment of pediatric obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), relatively little empirical attention has been directed to family accommodation of symptoms.

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Efficacy of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy on Children With Anxiety

Rima Shetty, MSc, MPhil, Sreejayan Kongasseri, MBBS, MD, FRANZCP, Shweta Rai, MPhil, Ph.D.

Anxiety spectrum disorders are the most common mental health problems among children (Semple, 2005). The lifetime estimates of anxiety disorders among children can range from 14% to 25% (Chorpita, 2002}…

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The Effects of Youth Anxiety Treatment on School Impairment: Differential Outcomes Across CBT, Sertraline, and their Combination

Amanda L. Sanchez, Jonathan S. Comer, Stefany Coxe, Anne Marie Albano, John Piacentini, Scott N. Compton, Golda S. Ginsburg, et al.

Youth anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and are associated with considerable school impairment. Despite the identification of well-supported strategies for treating youth anxiety, research has yet to evaluate the differential…

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Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders

Dean McKay and Eric Storch

Comprehensive text on anxiety disorders among children and adolescents. Reviews assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment planning processes and other complex issues. Designed as a companion text for DSM-5 to provide detailed overviews of anxiety disorders within pediatric populations and developmental considerations.

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Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety

Joseph Ledoux

Written by leading researcher of fear and anxiety, Joseph LeDoux presents the neuroscience behind anxiety disorders, their etiologies, and effective treatments. This book provides the latest research and challenges to understanding human emotional experiences, responses to threatening stimuli, and the efficacy of medication on anxiety disorders. Dense with scientific data, this book is written for clinicians who want a new perspective of one the most commonly endorsed clinical issues of our time.

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The Handbook of Assessing Variants and Complications in Anxiety Disorders

Dean McKay and Eric Storch

An essential reference for clinicians interested in assessing more complex issues of anxiety, this book presents the latest research on assessment methods and applies them to common complicating factors, including comorbid personality and behavioral problems. Includes innovative approaches to assessment of anxiety in children and adults, insightful exploration of relevant topics (e.g., school refusal, self-injurious behaviors), and critical examination of the strengths and weaknesses of commonly used assessment tools.

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Addressing Parental Accommodation When Treating Anxiety in Children (ABCT Clinical Series)

Eli R. Lebowitz

This book is a practical guide that explores the practical and pragmatic aspects of addressing parental accommodation within the context of a broader treatment strategy. Written in a concise and readable format, this book presents addressing accommodation as a stand-alone parent-based treatment intervention while also discussing other evidence-based CBT practices.

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Family-Based Treatment for Young Children with OCD: Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)

Jennifer Freeman & Abbe Garcia

Clinicians looking for more in-depth guidance on incorporating family and parents within OCD treatment for young children (ages 5-8) will gain great tools and recommendations through this book. Centered on ERP practice, this guide presents an OCD treatment program that can be tailored to the child’s age and developmental level. It also provides psychoeducation for the family and a set of tools for the management of OCD.

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Treating OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach

Martin E. Franklin, Jennifer Freeman et al.

This book offers a framework for helping children (ages 6-18) overcome OCD using evidence-based CBT techniques. Clinicians will learn tools to engage children and their parents in treatment and implement individualized CBT interventions, with a focus on ERP.

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