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Study identifies 3 effective treatments for childhood anxiety disorders

Posted Oct 31, 2008, updated Oct 31, 2008.

Treatment that combines a certain type of psychotherapy with an antidepressant medication is most likely to help children with anxiety disorders, but each of the treatments alone is also effective, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The study was published online Oct. 30, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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