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The Pediatric Anxiety Scale was discovered to be a kid self-report tool used to assess symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, panic agoraphobia, separation anxiety, social anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and worries of bodily harm. Anxiety disorders impact 6% to 20% of children and adolescents in developed nations, making it one of the most prevalent psychiatric illnesses in younger patients. Separation anxiety is the only anxiety that solely affects children, adolescents, or infancy. The current work aims to review the present state of knowledge on childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders, signs-symptoms, and risk factors for childhood anxiety.
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