Environmental and genetic risk factors for anxiety disorders in children [ 2008 - 2012 ]

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Researchers Dr JL Hudson; A/Prof JA Donald; Prof RM Rapee; Dr TC Eley

Brief description Anxiety disorders provide one of the largest sources of disability affecting Australian society. The results of this study will lead to critical advances in our understanding of the causes of anxiety disorders. Having greater understanding of factors that place a child at risk for disorder will allow intervention programs to more accurately target those children and families at greatest risk. Given the prevalence of anxiety disorders and the significant life interference associated with these disorders, improving intervention efforts will give rise to significant enhancement in the mental health of thousands of Australian children.

Funding Amount $720,183

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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