The role of self-help in the treatment of mild anxiety disorders in young people: an evidence-based review

Debra Rickwood, Sally Bradford

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Abstract

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problems experienced by young people, and even mild anxiety can significantly limit social, emotional, and cognitive development into adulthood. It is, therefore, essential that anxiety is treated as early and effectively as possible. Young people are unlikely, however, to seek professional treatment for their problems, increasing their chance of serious long-term problems such as impaired peer relations and low self-esteem.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-36
Number of pages12
JournalPsychology Research and Behavior Management
Volume5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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