Wie häufig nehmen Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene mit Angsstörungen eine psychotherapeutische Behandlung in Anspruch?

Runge, Anja Juliane and Beesdo, Katja and Lieb, Roselind and Wittchen, Hans-Ullrich. (2008) Wie häufig nehmen Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene mit Angsstörungen eine psychotherapeutische Behandlung in Anspruch? Verhaltenstherapie, 18 (1). pp. 26-34.

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Background: Anxiety disorders are among the most frequent mental disorders in adolescence and adulthood. Most of the affected individuals do not receive treatment. Information about treatment use among adolescents and young adults, differentiated for the kind of treatment and anxiety disorder, age, gender and co-morbidity, is still missing. Methods: In a representative sample of 14 -34 year-old adolescents and young adults of the Munich area (Early Developmental Stages of Psychopathology study, N = 3,021) prevalence and lifetime incidence of anxiety disorders and treatment use are assessed using the M-CIDI and will be presented for age, co-morbidity and gender. Results: 30 anxiety disorder. Almost half of those affected (43 kind of treatment; one third (28 Psychotherapy use was frequent in most anxiety disorders (range: 50 -61 psychotherapy, consultations with psychiatrists or general practitioners. Women used psychotherapy more often than men. Co-morbid anxiety or depressive disorders increased the probability of treatment use. Discussion: As compared to European estimations, we found relatively high rates of treatment use. This may be due to the many treatment possibilities in the Munich area. Nevertheless, most young people affected do not receive treatment. Considering the long-term effects of anxiety disorders and in order to prevent secondary disorders, efforts should be increased to reach these young individuals.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Forschungsbereich Klinische Psychologie und Neurowissenschaften > Klinische Psychologie und Epidemiologie (Lieb)
UniBasel Contributors:Lieb, Roselind
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Note:Note: Abstract in English: How frequent is psychotherapy utilisation by adolescents and young adults with anxiety disorders? -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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