A Profile of Anxiety Disorders in Australian Children and Youth – Findings from the Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
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Anxiety disorders in children and youth are known to be common world-wide and are both distressing and impairing.
Large-scale, national studies of the prevalence of mental health problems provide important data to inform the provision of mental health care and the planning, implementation and monitoring of mental health services.
A profile of social, separation and generalized anxiety disorders in an Australian nationally representative sample of children and adolescents: Prevalence, comorbidity and correlates, Susan H Spence, Stephen R Zubrick, and David Lawrence, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 52, Issue 5, pp. 446 – 460, 2017
Methodology of Young Minds Matter: The second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Jennifer Hafekost, David Lawrence, Katrina Boterhoven de Haan, Sarah E Johnson, Suzy Saw, William J Buckingham, Michael G Sawyer, John Ainley, and Stephen R Zubrick, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 50, Issue 9, pp. 866 – 875, 2015