Stomachaches and Anxiety in Children
Caroline Elder Danda, PhD
Prairie Village and Overland Park, Kansas
Dr. Danda discusses pediatric pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders and their connection to anxiety disorders.
She is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and adults. Her practice serves the Greater Kansas City and Johnson County areas.
Schurman, J. V., Danda, C. E., Friesen, C. A., Hyman, P. E. Simon, S. D., & Cocjin, J. T. (2008). Variations in psychological profile among children with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 15, 241-251.
Resources for Families
Conquering Your Child's Chronic Pain: A Pediatrician's Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood, by Lonnie K. Zeltzer and Christina Blackett Schlank (William Morrow Paperbacks, 2005)
Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications