A Study Comparing Two Treatments for Child with Anxiety
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 11-008970
NCT ID: NCT01624584
Sponsor Protocol Number: 11-008970
About this study
First, can exposure therapy for childhood anxiety begin earlier in the course of treatment than current treatment manuals suggest?
Second, is treating childhood anxiety with exposure therapy more effective and efficient than treating childhood anxiety with relaxation training + cognitive restructuring?
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Participants must have:
- a primary DSM-IV anxiety disorder diagnosis, including generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, separation anxiety disorder, social and specific phobias
- no medication changes were made at least 8 weeks prior to initiating participation in the study and during treatment.
- Patients will be excluded from the study if they meet any of the following criteria:
- history of and/or current psychosis, autism, bipolar disorder, or current suicidality, oppositional defiant disorder, or eating disorder
- principal diagnosis other than one of the anxiety disorders listed for inclusion criteria
- current positive diagnosis in the child's caregiver of mental retardation, psychosis, or other psychiatric disorders or conditions that would limit his/her ability to understand CBT and follow-through with treatment directives.
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Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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