ERIC Number: EJ855194
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Stable Early Maternal Report of Behavioral Inhibition Predicts Lifetime Social Anxiety Disorder in Adolescence
Chronis-Tuscano, Andrea; Degnan, Kathryn Amey; Pine, Daniel S.; Perez-Edgar, Koraly; Henderson, Heather A.; Diaz, Yamalis; Raggi, Veronica L.; Fox, Nathan A.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n9 p928 Sep 2009
The odds of a lifetime diagnosis of social anxiety disorder increased by 3.79 times for children who had a stable report of behavioral inhibition from their mothers. This finding has important implications for the early identification and prevention of social anxiety disorder.
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Inhibition, Anxiety Disorders, Adolescents, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Mental Disorders, Child Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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