"Pediatric Behavioral-Mental Health: Anxiety" by Ayesha Dohlakia, Katelin Blackburn and Brenna Chase

This video discusses pediatric anxiety and how to approach and support a patient who suffers from a possible anxiety disorder. The authors review the guidelines and tools used for diagnosing anxiety disorders and discuss treatments.

Learning Objectives:
Upon viewing this presentation, participants will:
• Recognize the high prevalence of anxiety disorders amongst pediatric patients
• Identify symptoms of anxiety disorders
• Share tools used to diagnose anxiety disorders
• Discuss treatment management including initiation and titration of medications that can be used to treat anxiety in pediatric patients

Initial Publication: November 10, 2022.

0:00 Introduction
0:54 Definition and Epidemiology
2:38 Diagnosing Anxiety Disorders
4:00 Screening Tools
6:43 Anxiety Management
9:38 Medication Management
15:34 Coping Skills

Dholakia A, Ngo A, Chase B, Wills K, Blackburn K. Pediatric Behavioral-Mental Health: Anxiety. 11/2022. Online Video. OPENPediatrics. https://youtu.be/vQTPBeALXNc.

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