Author(s): Craske MG
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Abstract The author reviews fears and anxiety in children and adolescents. In particular, the nature and prevalence of fears and anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, are described. This is followed by a description of comorbidity and gender differences, and the stability or chronicity of these disorders. Factors believed to contribute to the development of childhood fear and anxiety are outlined, and finally the treatments for these disorders are reviewed.
This article was published in Bull Menninger Clin
and referenced in Clinical and Experimental Psychology