Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders among children and adolescents and more knowledge about anxiety disorders across the development of children and adolescents could contribute to diagnosis and treatment. This thesis presents several studies aimed at age-related characteristics of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents and the role of cognitive biases.

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Keywords anxiety disorders, children and adolescents, development, cognitive bias, attention bias
Promotor M.H.J. Hillegers (Manon)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor This work was financially supported by a grant from the Sophia Children’s Hospital Foundation (SSWO project number S13-11) and the Foundation Coolsingel (project number 251)
ISBN 978-94-6323-790-1
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de Lijster, J.M. (2019, October 9). Affected by Anxiety : Age-related characteristics and cognitive biases of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from