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Management of Treatment-Resistant Childhood Mood and Anxiety Disorders 

Management of Treatment-Resistant Childhood Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Management of Treatment-Resistant Childhood Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Karen Dineen Wagner

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date: 18 November 2018

This chapter focuses on the management of treatment-resistant major depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. The use of evidence-based treatments, including medication and psychotherapy, in the acute treatment of mood and anxiety disorders is recommended in order to improve treatment response. Available data regarding the acute management of these disorders in children and adolescents are presented. Strategies to address treatment-resistant mood and anxiety disorders in youth are discussed, including augmentation, combination treatments, and alternative treatment modalities. Data regarding continuation and maintenance treatment are discussed with the aim of improving treatment outcome.

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