Comparison of behavioral profiles for anxiety-related comorbidities including adhd and selective mutism in children

Depression and Anxiety, 03/26/2013

Elucidating differences in social–behavioral profiles of children with comorbid presentations, utilizing caregiver as well as teacher reports, will refine the understanding of how contextual symptoms vary across anxiety–related disorders. Clinical profiles between MA/ADHD, MA, and SM groups varied, illustrating the importance of multi–rater assessment scales to capture subtle distinctions and to inform treatment planning given that comorbidities occur frequently in children who present with anxiety.

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