Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.

TitleCognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsWalkup, JT, Albano AM, Piacentini J, Birmaher B, Compton SN, Sherrill JT, Ginsburg GS, Rynn MA, McCracken J, Waslick B, Iyengar S, March JS, Kendall PC
JournalThe New England journal of medicine
Volume359
Issue26
Pagination2753-66
Date Published2008 Dec 25
ISSN1533-4406
KeywordsAdolescent, Anxiety Disorders, Child, Cognitive Therapy, Combined Modality Therapy, Female, Humans, Male, Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors, Sertraline, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric conditions affecting children and adolescents. Although cognitive behavioral therapy and selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors have shown efficacy in treating these disorders, little is known about their relative or combined efficacy.

DOI10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.001
Alternate JournalN. Engl. J. Med.