Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in School Maladaptation with Adaptol
A total of 336 children aged 7–14 years with signs of school maladaptation (SMA) were studied. Anxiety disorders were detected in 167 (49.7%) of the cohort: generalized anxiety disorder in 87 (25.9%), phobic disorders in 40 (11.3%), separation-associated anxiety disorder in 14 (4.2%), and social anxiety disorder in 26 (7.7%). These rates were significantly different from a reference group (children without SMA). Children with generalized anxiety disorder (n = 32) were treated with Adaptol at a dose of 1000 mg/day for 30 days. Adaptol was found to be highly effective in terms of both clinical and psychological investigations, had good tolerance, and produced virtually no side effects.
Key wordsschool maladaptation anxiety disorders treatment Adaptol
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