Children

Medications for Childhood Anxiety Disorders

John T. Walkup, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Adjunct Professor, Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins University

 

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Child Anxiety and Phobia Program (CAPP) at Florida International University (FIU)

Is your child or a child you know having trouble with:

  • Anxiety
  • Worrying a lot
  • Being over afraid

Organization: 
Child Anxiety and Phobia Program (CAPP)
Principal Investigator: 
Wendy Silverman, Ph.D., ABPP
Contact: 
(305) 348-1937, (305) 348-1938, capp@fiu.edu
Location: 
Miami, FL
State: 
Florida

Health Anxiety

Gordon Asmundson, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan

Investigator and leader, The Traumatic Stress Group
University of Regina
Saskatchewan, Canada

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Trastornos de Ansiedad ("Anxiety Disorders" en Español)

Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD

Director of the Hispanic Treatment Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University
Lecturer on Social Medicine, Harvard University

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What Parents Need to Know About Treatment for Children With Anxiety Disorders

Ron Rapee, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Centre for Emotional Health
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia

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Exercise in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Karen Cassiday, PhD

Owner and Clinical Director
Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center, Ltd.
Northbrook, Illinois


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Treatment-Resistant OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Alec Pollard, PhD
Founder and Director
Anxiety Disorders Center
Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute

Professor
Community and Family Medicine
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Katharine A. Phillips, MD

Director of Research for Adult Psychiatry and
Senior Research Scientist
Rhode Island Hospital

Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

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Questions to Ask: Choosing a Treatment Provider for Your Child

A therapist should be willing to answer any questions you may have about methods, training, and fees during a consultation. Bring a list of your child’s symptoms to discuss, and be sure to mention any medications for allergies or other illnesses. 

Here are some questions to consider asking:

“The only difference between Brian and most other children is that while he is at school, he is mute. ”

My Silent Child

My 5-year old boy has a cherub's face with a hint of mischief in his beautiful green eyes. Brian dances to silly music and entertains us with his antics. He tells his brother to leave him alone and he teases his sister while she does her homework. The only difference between Brian and most other children is that while he is at school, he is mute.

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