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Psychiatry Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 517527, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/517527
Research Article

Improving Screening Cut-Off Scores for DSM-5 Adolescent Anxiety Disorder Symptom Dimensions with the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders

1Research Center Adolescent Development, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
2Department of Development Psychology, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
3Department of Development Psychology, Tilburg University, P.O. Box 90.153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands

Received 28 August 2013; Revised 22 November 2013; Accepted 6 December 2013; Published 29 January 2014

Academic Editor: Mark Shevlin

Copyright © 2014 William W. Hale III et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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