To carry out discriminant validation of SCAS-P subscales (Separation Anxiety Disorder
, Social Phobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Physical Injury fears) with CBCL syndrome scales i.e., Rule breaking behaviour, Aggressive behaviour subscales of Externalizing Problems subscale).
The SCARED is a self-report questionnaire that measures five anxiety disorder symptom dimensions in children and adolescents, namely Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, School Anxiety (or: School Refusal), Separation Anxiety Disorder
, and Social Anxiety Disorder.
DSM-IV-TR (2000), mentioning certain symptoms of separation anxiety, states that it is called separation anxiety disorder
if three or more of these symptoms exist.
In a multiple baseline study, PCIT was delivered to 3 families of children ages 4-8, with separation anxiety disorder
(Choate, Pincus, Eyberg, & Barlow, 2005).
Twelve Axis I psychiatric diagnosis outcome categories on the C-DISC-IV were examined: separation anxiety disorder
, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, mania, hypomania, and schizophrenia.
School phobia with separation anxiety disorder
: A comparative 20- to 29-year follow-up study of 35 school refusers.
Families of adolescents who took paroxetine (Paxil) and attempted suicide have filed suit against GlaxoSmithKline in federal court, claiming that the drugmaker "defrauded the medical profession, the Paxil patient population, and the general public." The suit alleges, among other things that GlaxoSmithKline "hired doctors to present 'posters' around the world at medical conferences which claimed, falsely, that Paxil was effective and safe for the treatment of depression with children and adolescents." In one case that spurred the suit, a pediatrician prescribed Paxil for an 11-year-old boy to treat separation anxiety disorder
, according to plaintiffs' attorneys.
Separation anxiety disorder
. Children with separation anxiety disorder
demonstrate excessive levels of anxiety when separated or threatened with separation from a major attachment figure, most commonly the child's parents.
There are several distinct anxiety diagnoses, such as generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder
, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc., though they share several features.
Other secondary diagnoses were scattered but largely included oppositional defiant disorder (13.0%) and separation anxiety disorder
The median delay in seeking treatment across all mental disorders is nearly a decade; the longest delays, for social phobia and separation anxiety disorder
, last 20-23 years.
Treatment of separation anxiety disorder
with graduated exposure and reinforcement targeting school attendance: A controlled case study.