Perturbações de ansiedade na infância – a perceção das crianças e dos pais

Inês Barroca, Giullia Riggi, Ana Pinto, Paula Fong, Rosália Reis, Paulo Pereira, Ana Rita Soares, Volker Dieudonné, Georgina Maia

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Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric conditions of childhood and adolescence, which leads to a reduction on the child’s overall academic, family and social functioning, as well as an increased risk for life-long comorbid psychiatric disorders. The aim of the present study was to compare the perception of children and their parents regarding the prevalence of anxiety disorders and possible associated factors. Our study involved all students of the 5th year of the Grão Vasco School Group and their parents. Each group completed the the SCARED-R questionnaires, version for children and version for parents, respectively. Analysis of the internal consistency of scales, descriptive statistics, Student’s t-test, ANOVA test and Chi-square test were performed, with p
Original languagePortuguese
Number of pages14
JournalRevista Portuguesa de Pedopsiquiatria
Issue number47
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2021


  • Anxiety
  • Children
  • Parents

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