Anxiety has been identified as one of the most common, if not the most prevalent, form of psychopathology in childhood and adolescence (Bernstein & Borchardt, 1991). Anxiety can be severe, distressing, and persistent in childhood. In addition, anxiety can interfere significantly with a youngster’s adjustment in a range of areas, including school functioning, social adaptation, adjustment in the family, and self-perceptions.
KeywordsAnxiety Disorder Generalize Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia Panic Disorder Adolescent Psychiatry
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