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Publications [#271470] of Scott N. Compton

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  1. Compton, SN; Kratochvil, CJ; March, JS (2007). Pharmacotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: An evidence-based medicine review. Psychiatric Annals, 37(7), 504-517.
    (last updated on 2019/06/16)

    These studies generally support the use of the SSRIs fluvoxamine, sertraline, and fluoxetine in the acute treatment of pediatric non-OCD anxiety disorders. Two large multicenter studies suggest a favorable outcome for paroxetine in the treatment of pediatric social anxiety disorder. Mixed results currently exist for the use of extended-release venlafaxine in the treatment of pediatric generalized anxiety disorder. In both of these latter studies, concerns with safety were present.

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