Recent Advances in the Development of Psychological Treatments for Adolescents With Panic Disorder
Presented by Donna B. Pincus, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, Director, Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Panic disorder is a highly impairing problem that can cause significant distress and interference to youth and families.
In this session, our current understanding of the nature of panic will be presented along with an overview of evidence-based assessment and treatment strategies. Benefits of various formats of treatment will be presented, including weekly and intensive treatments, as well as telehealth treatment delivery. Recent and ongoing efforts to widely disseminate treatments for panic disorder in youth will be described.
- Differentiate between normal anxiety and panic.
- Describe core, evidence-based treatment components used to treat panic in adolescents.
- Explain why intensive, short-term treatment approaches offer some benefit to youth with panic.
- Describe recent and ongoing efforts to disseminate treatments for panic disorder in youth.
About the Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series invites leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. All events are open to the public. This year, all lectures will be hosted virtually over GoToWebinar. Continuing medical education (CME) credits for psychiatrists and continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are through our partnership with Northwell Health.