anxiety, CBT, cognitive behavioral therapy, mental health, pediatrics, psychiatry, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, SSRIs



  1. Foreman, Ruth Madden DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
  2. Zappas, Michelle DNP, FNP-BC


Abstract: New guidelines for identifying anxiety in pediatric patients constitute important changes in screening for primary care providers, including primary care NPs. This article seeks to guide NPs in both following the screening guidelines and providing strategic care for patients and their families.