Pediatric Psychology

Pediatric Pearl: Screening for Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Scott T. Vergano, MD
  • Your patient is a 17-year-old boy. His parents believe he is showing signs of an anxiety disorder. They ask if he is qualified to be screened so they can receive an exact diagnosis as he hasn’t been previously diagnosed.


    How do you advise your patient?

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