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- Child and Adolescent Multimodal Treatment Study (CAMS) Comparing Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.
- This study found that both psychological treatment (CBT) and medication (sertraline), as well as their combination, were effective in the reduction of anxiety in children and adolescents. CBT (59.7%) was as effective as medication (54.9%) and their combination (80.7%) was better than both combined by the end of treatment phase.