The Psychopharmacology of Anxiety Treatment in Children and Adolescents
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 8, December 2011
Caroline Fisher, PhD, MD
Anxiety disorders are common in young people, affecting 4%–7% of children. It appears that the majority of “adult” anxiety disorders begin in childhood and are stable and often chronic conditions, so an effective intervention can have lifelong benefits.
Caroline Fisher, PhD
Training director and Chief of Child Psychiatry at Samaritan Health Systems in Corvallis, OR and the Editor in Chief of the Carlat Child Psychiatry Report.
Dr. Fisher has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.