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Apr 15, 2020

Given the recent COVID-19 virus pandemic, how is pediatric anxiety influenced by things like the media, parental attitudes, and the family environment? How effective is telepsychiatry for pediatric patients? If you have these types of questions you won't want to miss this timely and important interview with psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Strawn! In this episode, we discuss issues like effective communication strategies for parents during this time, and how to best meet the needs of pediatric patients with anxiety.

Dr. Strawn is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He directs the University of Cincinnati Anxiety Disorders Research Program. His ongoing research explores the pathophysiology and psychopharmacology of anxiety disorders, using functional neuroimaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy. His research further aims to identify early predictors of treatment response in anxiety and to identify which patients may respond best to which specific treatments. In his clinical practice, he works with youth with anxiety disorders and with their parents and families.