Risk factors for the development of paediatric anxiety disorders [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr AM Waters

Brief description Anxiety disorders are common and debilitating forms of disability affecting Australian children. This project blends strategic basic research with clinical application to advance our understanding of the causes of these disorders. By examining underlying child- and parent-based mechanisms by which children at greatest risk for these disorders transition to anxiety-disordered status, this project will lead to improved prevention and treatment strategies, which will improve the lives of affected children and their families and significantly reduce the financial burden on the Australian health care system.

Funding Amount $120,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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