Visiting Professor Lecture Series: Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: From Risk to Remission – Jeff Strawn, MD
Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, from Risk to Remission
- Attendees will be able to describe the developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders.
- Participants will identify risk factors for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.
- Attendees will describe the role of psychotherapy in treating pediatric anxiety disorders, as well as the importance of exposure-related interventions.
- Attendees will be able to describe the evidence for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and selective serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) as well as the tolerability of these medications in pediatric anxiety disorders.
About the Professor
Jeff Strawn, MD
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics
- Director, Anxiety Disorders Research Program
- Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Strawn is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on pediatric anxiety disorders and on identifying risk factors for these conditions. With his collaborators, he is working to identify early predictors of treatment response in anxiety and is working to better understand medication tolerability. In his clinical practice, at Cincinnati Children’s, he works with youth with anxiety and related disorders and with their families. Dr. Strawn has authored 120 peer-reviewed publications and co-authored two textbooks on the treatment of children and adolescents and on contemporary psychotherapy. He is a fellow of the American psychiatric association, a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and has received multiple awards for teaching, mentorship and research
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. These lectures are open to the public and are available live via webinar, but are not available for viewing after the event. Continuing medical education credits (CME) are offered for medical professionals through our partnership with Northwell Health.