publication . Article . 2007

Treatment response in child anxiety is differentially related to the form of maternal anxiety disorder

Catherine Gallop; Cathy Creswell; Peter J. Cooper; Lucy Willetts;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2007 Journal: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, volume 36, pages 41-48 (issn: 1352-4658, eissn: 1469-1833, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>An examination was made of the extent to which maternal anxiety predicted response to treatment of children presenting with an anxiety disorder. In a sample of 55 children referred to a local NHS CAMH service for treatment of an anxiety disorder, systematic mental state interview assessment was made of both mothers and children, and both completed self-report questionnaires to assess aspects of anxiety, both immediately before the children received treatment and following treatment. Children of mothers with anxiety disorder overall responded less well to treatment than children of mothers with no anxiety disorder. There w...
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