11.1. Anxiety Disorders

11.1. Anxiety Disorders

Answer the following questions

1. What specific challenges do you foresee when evaluating anxiety disorders in the pediatric population versus in older adults? Cite three sources to support your reasoning.

2. Discuss the benefits of pharmacological versus non-pharmacological treatments when treating anxiety disorders in the pediatric population. Cite three sources to support your reasoning. 

3. Discuss differential diagnoses that may present when assessing the adolescent population for anxiety disorders. Cite three sources to support your reasoning.

4. Discuss various screening tools used to evaluate anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Cite three sources to support your reasoning.