Anxiety and neurotic disorders in childhood: classification, diagnosis and treatment options

Authors

  • L.H. Kyrylova State Institution “Lukianova Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • O.O. Miroshnykov State Institution “Lukianova Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • O.O. Yuzva State Institution “Lukianova Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • O.V. Berehela State Institution “Lukianova Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0713.17.2.2021.229892

Keywords:

anxiety disorder and neuroticism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, conversion disorder, social phobia, panic disorder, stuttering, synaptic plasticity, phenibut, Preschool Anxiety Scale

Abstract

This paper considers the pathogenesis and causes of increasing the prevalence of anxiety disorders and neuroticism in children, approaches to patient management, the role of pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of correction for such disorders. Particular attention is paid to the definition and diagnosis of certain nosological forms of anxiety disorders in children. The results of own clinical observation of children with neurosis-like conditions, anxiety disorders and sleep disorders and the use of modern pharmacotherapy in the correction of these disorders are also presented.

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Published

2021-05-19

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Original Researches