Being anxious about the lack of information surrounding children and anxiety disorders, researchers decided to do something about it.
A report published recently said childhood anxiety disorders are underdiagnosed, undertreated, and understudied. The document, Conference on Treating Anxiety Disorders in Youth: Current Problems and Future Solutions, was released by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Mitka M. Research on Children's Anxiety Needed. JAMA. 2000;283(13):1677. doi:10.1001/jama.283.13.1677-JMN0405-2-1