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Acarturk, C., Cuijpers, P., van Straten, A. & de Graaf, R. (2009). Psychological treatment of social anxiety disorder: a meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 39, 241-254. doi: 10.1017/S0033291708003590  Click to view article


Andrews, G.; Oakley-Browne, M.; Castle, D.; Judd, F.; Baillie, A. (2003). Summary of guideline for the treatment of panic disorder and agoraphobia. Australasian Psychiatry, 11(1) 29-33. Click to view article


Antony, M & Rowa, K. (2005). Evidenced-based assessment of anxiety disorders in adults. Psychological Assessment, 17(3) 256-266. doi: 10.1037/1040-3590.17.3.256 Click to view article


Ayers, C., Sorrell, J., Thorp, S. & Wetherell, J. (2007). Evidence-based psychological treatments for late-life anxiety. Psychology & Aging, 27, 8-17. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.22.1.8  Click to view article


Balon, R. (2001). Anxiety across the lifespan: Epidemiological evidence and treatment data. Depression and Anxiety, 13(4), 184-189.  Click to view article


Baez, T. (2005). Evidenced-based practice for anxiety disorders in college mental health. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. 20(1), 33-548. doi:10.1300/J035v20n01_04  Click to view article


Bandelow, B., Seidler-Brandler, U., Becker, A., Ruther, E. & Wedekind. (2007). Meta-analysis of randomized controlled comparisons of psychopharmacological and psychological treatments for anxiety disorders. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 8(3), 175-187. Click to view article


Borkovec, T. D., Newman, M.G., Pincus, A.L. & Lytle, R. (2002). A component analysis of cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and the role of interpersonal problems. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70, (2) 288-298. doi: 0.1037//0022-006X.70.2.288  Click to view article


Byrne, M., Carr, A., & Clark, M. (2004). The efficacy of couples-based interventions for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Family Therapy, 26(2), 105-125. Click to view article 


Carmin, C. N. & Albano, A. M. (2003). Clinical management of anxiety disorders in psychiatric settings: Psychology's impact on evidence-based treatment of children and adults. Professional Psychology, 34(2) 170-176. doi: 10.1037/0735-7028.34.2.170 Click to view article


Deacon, B.S. & Abramowitz, J.S. (2004) Cognitive and Behavioral Treatments for Anxiety

Disorders: A Review of Meta-analytic Findings. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 60(4), 429-441. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.10255 Click to view article



Dugas, M. J., Ladouceur, R., Leger, E., Freeston, M. H., Langlois, F., Provencher, M.D. & Boisvert, J. M. (2003). Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Treatment outcome and long-term follow-up. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71(4), 821-825. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.71.4.821 Click to view article


Freedman, S. & Adessky, R. (2009). Cognitive behavior therapy for panic disorder. The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 46(4), 251-256. Click to view article


Galassi, F., Quercioli, S., Charismas, D., Niccoli, V. & Barculli, E. (2007). Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63(4), 409-416. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20358 Click to view article


Hicks, T.V., Leitenberg, H., Barlow, D. H., Gorman, J. M., Shear, M.K. & Woods S.W. (2005). Physical, mental, and social catastrophic cognitions as prognostic factors in cognitive-behavioral and pharmacological treatments for panic disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(3), 506-514. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.73.3.506 Click to view article


Hoyer, J., Beesdo, K., Gloster, A. T., Runge, J., Hofler, M. & Becker, E. S. (2009). Worry exposure versus applied relaxation in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78, 106-115. doi: 10.1159/000201936 Click to view article


Katzman, M.A. (2009). Current consideration in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. CNS Drugs, 23(2), 103-120. doi: 1172-7047/09/0002-0103/$49.95/0  Click to view article


Kessler, H., Roth, J., Wietersheim, J., Deighton, R., Traue, H. (2007). Emotional recognition patterns in patients with panic disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 24, 223-226. doi:10.1002/da.20223 Click to view article


Langhoff, C., Baer, T., Zubraegel, D. & Linden, M. (2008). Therapist-patient alliance, patient-therapist alliance, mutual-therapeutic alliance, therapist-patient concordance, and out come of CBT in GAD. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 10(1), 68-79. doi: 10.1891/0889.8391.22.1.68 Click to view article

Liber, J., Van Widenfelt, B., Utens, E., Ferdinand, R., Van der Leeden, A., Gastel, W. & Treffers, P. (2008). No differences between group versus individual treatment of childhood anxiety disorders in a randomisd clinicla trial. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 49(8). 886-893. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.01877.x Click here to view article

Mitte, K. (2005). Meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioral treatemnts for generalized anxiety disorder: A comparison with pharmacotherapy. Psychological Bulletin, 131(5), 785-795. doi: 10.1037/0033-2909.131.5.785  Click to view article


Newman, M., Castonguay, L., Borkovec, T., Fisher, A. & Nordberg, S. (2008). An open trial of integrative therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 45(2), 135-147. doi: 10.1037/0033-3204.45.2.135  Click to view article


Rapee, R., Abbott, M. & Lyneham, H. (2006). Bibliotherapy for children with anxiety disorder using written materials for parents: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(3), 436-444. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.74.3.436  Click to download article


Stein, D. (2006). Evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 10(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1080/13651500600552487  Click to view article 


Stewart. R. E. & Chambless, D.I. (2009). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adult anxiety disorders in clinical practice: A meta-analysis of effectiveness studies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(4), 595-606. doi: 10.1037/a0016032  Click to view article


Verdeli, H., Mufson, L., Lee, L. & Keith, J.A. (2006). Review of evidence-based psychotherapies for pediatric mood and anxiety disorders. Current Psychiatry Reviews (2), 395-421. doi: 1573-4005/06 $50.00+.00 Click to view article