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Anxiety in Youth: Assessment, Treatment, and School-Based Service Delivery

  • Kristy A. LudwigEmail author
  • Aaron R. Lyon
  • Julie L. Ryan
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Abstract

Anxiety is a natural, protective, and normal part of childhood. Temporary fears are developmentally typical; however, fears and worries that persist and impair functioning may be indicative of an anxiety disorder (Muris, Merckelbach, Mayer, & Prins, 2000). Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in children and youth and are a significant source of distress for those afflicted (Costello, Mustillo, Erkanli, Keeler, & Angold, 2003; Merikangas et al., 2011).

Keywords

Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Anxiety Disorder Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Eating Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristy A. Ludwig
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aaron R. Lyon
    • 1
  • Julie L. Ryan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA
  2. 2.School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityTeaneckUSA

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