Reviews of Published Works

Reviews of Published Works


Advances in pharmacotherapy for pediatric anxiety disorders.

Rynn, M., Puliafico, A., Heleniak, C., Rikhi, P., Ghalib, K., Vidair, H. (2011)

Depression and Anxiety, 28(1), 76-87. Read more.

  • A review was conducted on treatment advances for pharmacotherapy for pediatric anxiety disorders. Current research supports serotonin reuptake inhibitors as the medication class to be the first-line treatment option for pediatric anxiety disorders. 

Consider Theories of Emotion

The role of emotion theory and research in child therapy development

Suveg, C., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Goodman, K. L., & Kendall, P. C. (2007) 

Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 14(4), 358–371. 

  • Prevention and therapy can be enhanced when guided by theories of emotional development.
  • Clinical Psychology Review, 24(6), 663–83.
  • Although these problems are related, researchers try to identify distinctive features.

Diagnoses Can Be Helpful, But It’s Not Always Easy to Categorize Youth

Problems for the book of problems? Diagnosing mental health disorders among youth

Kendall, P. C., & Drabick, D. A. (2010)

Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 17(4), 265–271.

  • A discussion of the issues facing the diagnosis of mental health problems in children and adolescents.

Disasters Can and Do Affect Youth

Disasters and youth: A meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress

Furr, J. M., Comer, J. S., Edmunds, J. M., & Kendall, P. C. (2010)

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(6), 765–80.

  • This paper reviews the studies of disasters, identifying the effects on their adjustment.

Computer-Assisted Treatment

Computer-assisted CBT for child anxiety: The Coping Cat CD-ROM

Khanna, M. & Kendall, P. C. (2008)

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 15, 159–165.Considers and describes features of a computer-assisted program for helping anxious youth 

Progress in Child Anxiety Research

No need to worry: The promising future of child anxiety research.
Kendall, P. C., Settipani, C. & Cummings, C. (2012).

Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 103-115.

Treatment of Child Anxiety

Treating anxiety disorders in youth. In P. K. Kendall (Ed.) Child and adolescent therapy: Cognitive-behavioral procedures (4th ed.)  
Kendall, P. C. (2012).
New York: Guilford Press.