Anxiety in Children
Comparitive Effectiveness Review
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102395
About the Course:
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness and safety of treatment for a wide variety of childhood anxiety disorder. This was done by reviewing multiple studies that compared psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy and a combination of the two in children from 3 to 18. Drugs that were covered include SSRI’s, SNRI’s, Tricyclic antidepressants and Benzodiazepines. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was the therapy modality studied.
Researchers, clinicians and physicians treating pediatric anxiety. This course is suitable for all knowledge levels.
Synthesize the data of numerous studies testing CBT, SSRI’s, SNRI’s and placebo.
Acknowledge the results of the studies with moderate strength of evidence or better.
Apply the results that CBT is most effective when combined with SSRI.
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