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Treating anxiety disorders in children: Results of a randomized clinical trial. Participants were children with anxiety disorders who were referred by community sources. Treatment gains were maintained at one year. Limitations include a small sample size and an inability to rule out the children’s relationship with the therapist as a factor, since the waitlist participants received no treatment at the time of the study. Long-term follow-up of a cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety-disordered youth. Participants were youth who had completed treatment for an anxiety disorder.
Self-report assessments were mailed to participants and phone interviews were conducted with parents. Therapeutic gains were maintained according to measures of anxiety, self-reported anxious self-talk, and self-reported depression. The authors note that there was no control group for this analysis because the entire original wait-list group had received treatment. Therapy for youths with anxiety disorders: A second randomized clinical trial. Participants were children referred from community sources with a diagnosis of primary anxiety disorder. Children were reassessed at posttreatment and at 1-year posttreatment.
Gains were maintained at the 1-year follow-up. Limitations include small sample size, the waiting-list duration was not identical to the duration of treatment, and reliance on self-reported measures. Child anxiety treatment: Outcomes in adolescence and impact on substance abuse and depression at 7. Participants were youth referred from community sources and diagnosed with a primary anxiety disorder. Note: This study is a long-term follow-up of the sample used in Kendall et al. Results showed that the majority of participants maintained treatment gains with regard to anxiety.
Those who had been successfully treated in the initial study also reported fewer problems with substance abuse in the long-term follow-up. Limitations include the lack of a comparison group and small sample size. Group and individual cognitive-behavioral treatments for youth with anxiety disorders: 1-year follow-up. Participants were referred to a clinic for an anxiety disorder. GCBT children had maintained treatment gains. Limitations include small sample size and reliance on self-reported measures.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disordered youth: A randomized clinical trial evaluating child and family modalities. Participants were youth referred by community sources with a diagnosis of a principal anxiety disorder. Results showed that children in the ICBT and FCBT conditions improved significantly more than those in the FESA condition, although all groups improved over baseline. Improvements were maintained at one year. Children whose parents also had an anxiety disorder showed greater improvement in the FESA condition. Limitations include relatively small sample size and reliance on self-reported measures. Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.
Participants were children with a primary diagnosis of separation or generalized anxiety disorder or social phobia. All therapies were better than the placebo, with the percentages of children rated as very much or much improved 80. Zoloft alone, compared with 23. Limitations include a lack of children in the lowest socioeconomic groups and exclusion of children with other diagnoses such as depression. Naturalistic follow-up of youths treated for pediatric anxiety disorders. This study utilizes information from Walkup et al. Responders to acute treatment were significantly more likely to be in remission at follow-up and had less severe anxiety symptoms and higher functioning. The assigned treatment arm was unrelated to outcomes. 4-9 years with a mean of 6 years. Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study.