Review: CBT May Be Better Treatment Option For Social Phobia In Teens

HealthDay (9/27, Norton) reported that according to a paper published online Sept. 26 in The Lancet Psychiatry, researchers reviewed 101 clinical studies and found that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) appears to be the “better first option” for the treatment of social phobia in teens instead of antidepressant medications. The piece also noted that “an estimated 15 million US adults have social anxiety disorder, according to the US National Institutes of Health.” TIME (9/27, Oaklander) also covered the story.

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— “Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia,” Amy Norton, HealthDay, September 26, 2014.

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