We are providing a link to a popular press review of a very significant study on treatment for anxiety disorder in kids - comparing medication and CBT. Read it carefully. If you do not want your child taking medication, there are options. You can start with CBT. Medication can be added if progress is not being made. Medication alone resulted in improvement in 55% of the subjects. However, CBT alone helped 60%. Medication plus CBT provided improvement in 81% of the subjects. (Article date October 30, 2008 on HealthDay News by reporter Steven Reinberg)
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The original research paper (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Sertraline, or a Combination in Childhood Anxiety) was published in the New England Journal of Medicine
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