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How Anxiety Disorders Manifest in Children
Anxiety disorders are among the most common emotional, mental, and behavioral problems to occur in young people. Today, four to five million children and adolescents have anxiety disorders that fall into a variety of categories.
Anxiety Disorders: What Parents Should Know
Although it may seem difficult to imagine or believe, today anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric illnesses in young people. About 13% of all children and adolescents ages 9 to17 experience some kind of anxiety disorder.
Exposure with Response Prevention Therapy
Anxiety disorders are on the rise in America today, especially in young people. These disorders are more common in girls than boys and take many forms: separation anxiety, extreme phobias, even obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Anxiety Disorders in Young People
About 13% of all children and adolescents ages 9 to 17 are experiencing some kind of anxiety disorder. This percentage translates into four to five million individuals. Not too surprisingly, anxiety, like other psychiatric disorders, is more common in girls than in boys.