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Where are we up to?

Since October 2015, 1061 Victorian families have been invited to learn about the Calm Kids study, and 448 families participated in a screening survey to check for eligibility. Of these, 146 families reported problems with anxiety in their child and 133 of these families have joined the project.

Our participating families are all at different stages of the project – some families have just joined the project, while others have completed their final follow-up!

We will be inviting more families to learn about the Calm Kids study over 2017 and 2018. We hope that 95 more families will join the project.

Publications and reports

The Calm Kids study builds on a pilot study conducted in 2013-2014:

Sciberras E, Mulraney M, Anderson V, Rapee R, Nicholson J, Efron D, Lee K, Markopoulos Z, & Hiscock H. Managing anxiety in children with ADHD using cognitive-behavioural therapy: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Attention Disorders. 2015 May 4.