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Cognitive-Behavior Therapy in Occupational Therapy

There has been an increasing trend in pediatric clients with mood disorders entering occupational therapy over the last few years. One practitioner discusses using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), among other strategies, for pediatric clients. (Advance, 28(15):17)  Read more.

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

Children and teens with bipolar disorder experience unusual and extreme mood changes, which can affect energy and behavior. These changes are different from  normal childhood and adolescent ups and downs. At times, those with bipolar disorder feel very happy and are much more active than usual. But other times, they feel extremely sad and are much less active.

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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