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Griffiths H, Fazel M. Early intervention crucial in anxiety disorders in children. Practitioner 2016 - 260(1794):17-20

Early intervention crucial in anxiety disorders in children

23 Jun 2016Pais-up subscribers

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health disorders of childhood. Three quarters of anxiety disorders have their origins in childhood, with presentation often chronic in nature. Where the child is experiencing significant distress or functional impairment (e.g. missing school, not taking part in age-appropriate activity), then specialist input is likely to be needed.

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