Screening test for anxiety in children

online anxiety screening for children

Anxiety disorders are characterized by fear, worry, or dread that is is disproportionate to the circumstances at hand and greatly impairs the child’s ability to function normally . Anxiety may result in physical symptoms. Early identification and treatment of anxiety in children leads to better outcomes.

The SCARED is a child and parent self-report instrument used to screen for childhood anxiety disorders including general anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social phobia. In addition, it assesses symptoms related to school phobia.

Take an anxiety screening test for your child.