Nighttime Fears Scale (NFS): A new instrument for clinical assessment

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Nighttime fears are very common in the childhood stage. On many occasions they are adaptive and transitory, however, they can cause much distress in children and other emotional problems, especially anxiety. A paper published in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders has presented a new standardized self-report to assess nighttime fears…

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Special issue: Anxiety Disorders on Childhood and Adolescence

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The journal Frontiers in Psychology has opened the deadline for submissions to a special issue entitled Anxiety Disorders on Childhood and Adolescence: Psychopathology, Assessment, and Treatment. Dr. José Pedro Espada and Dr. Mireia Orgilés of the AITANA research group will collaborate as editors in this new issue of the subsection…

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A Doctoral Thesis provides assessment instruments and an effective program aimed at emotional problems.

The doctoral thesis entitled “Emotional problems in Spanish children: Evaluation strategies and efficacy of the transdiagnostic preventive protocol Super Skills for Life” has recently been defended at the Miguel Hernández University. The Doctoral Thesis, successfully defended by researcher Iván Fernández and directed by doctors Mireia Orgilés and José Pedro Espada,…

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