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Children: Anxiety Disorders

Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Research

Enrolling locally from the Washington, D.C. metro region

This pediatric research study seeks to learn how the brain functions in children and adolescents with anxiety and/or depression. This study seeks boys and girls ages 8-17 to participate in research at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Research participation includes brain imaging and computer-based problem solving and memory tasks. Treatment is available over 12-weeks of outpatient visits. Parent and child must consent to participate.