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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, formerly the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, was founded in 1953 to further the diagnosis, research, and treatment of mental illnesses affecting children, adolescents, and their families. It provides information for both the public and mental health professionals. The Academy also works with a network of mental health groups to improve mental health care and with government agencies to influence public policy. It also holds scholarly institutes on such subjects as epidemiology and psychiatry and the law.

Review Date: December 29, 2011

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1980. The Association is dedicated to educating the public and professionals about the nature of phobias and anxiety disorders and their treatment, as well as assisting people in locating treatment in their area. ADAA serves as a national clearinghouse for information on resources and referrals and helps in the exchange of information and ideas on phobia and related anxiety disorders treatment. The organization answers inquiries, provides reference services, provides information on research in progress, and conducts an annual national conference with workshops. ADAA is supported by membership dues from its over 1,000 members, contributions, grants, and the sale of materials.

Review Date: February 05, 2009

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