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Letter to the Editor

A Randomized Trial of Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Prevention of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Diana M. Higgins, PhD, and Jeffrey E. Hecker, PhD

Published: August 31, 2008

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Sir: Given its high prevalence and cost to society, generalizedanxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health problem thatmerits investigation of etiology, treatment, and prevention. Weconducted a pilot study to investigate the efficacy of a preventativepsychoeducational workshop for GAD with college studentsat risk for developing the disorder.

Method. A prevention workshop for GAD was developedbased on empirically supported cognitive-behavioral treatmentsfor GAD, and it was examined in college students who werescreened using the Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ).’ ‹

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