Telephone-based treatments can help children with disruptive behaviour and anxiety
Friday, 08 June 2012
Many children suffer from disruptive behaviour or anxiety disorders, but access to care for this group is notoriously poor because there are so many barriers to receiving help. Psychotherapy takes time and there remains a lack of funding and a dearth of trained professionals to deliver quality care. Added to this is the stigma experienced by the children and their families, which often makes it extremely difficult for appropriate treatment to be found.
A new piece of research conducted by a team from Nova Scotia in Canada highlights a promising approach for children who are diagnosed with oppositional-defiant disorders (ODD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) or anxiety disorders (AD). Read more