publication . Article . 1991

Anxiety disorders in children and their families.

Last, Cg; Hersen, M.; Kazdin, A.; Orvaschel, H.; Sean Perrin;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 1991
  • Country: Sweden
• The first- and second-degree relatives of children with anxiety disorders were compared with relatives of children with attention deficit—hyperactivity disorder and children who had never been psychiatrically ill for lifetime rates of psychopathological conditions, particularly anxiety disorders. Results from blind, diagnostic interviews indicated an increased prevalence of anxiety disorders in the first-degree relatives of children with anxiety disorder compared with relatives of both children with attention deficit— hyperactivity disorder and never psychiatrically ill children. Relationships between specific anxiety disorders in children and their relatives ...
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