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Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

Bernarda Dobnik Renko

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Abstract: Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in childhood and adolescence. If it is not treated, the symptoms aggravate over time and continue into adulthood. Early treatment is important, because an untreated anxiety disorder often results in lower academic efficiency, school abandonment and social isolation. Cognitive behavioural therapy is an effective method of treatment, and the main principles thereof are presented in this article.

Keywords: anxiety disordes, cognitive-behavioral therapy, children, adolescents

Dobnik Renko, B. (2020). Anksiozne motnje pri otrocih in mladostnikih [Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents]. Psihološka obzorja, 29, 1–8.

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