Persistent Child and Adolescent Anxiety Predicts Development of Psychotic Disorders via Elevated Inflammation

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      • Persistent Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety and Risk for Psychosis: A Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study
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          Persistent anxiety in childhood and adolescence could represent a novel treatment target for psychosis, potentially targeting activation of stress pathways and secondary nonresolving inflammatory response. Here, we examined the association between persistent anxiety through childhood and adolescence with individuals with psychotic experiences (PEs) or who met criteria for psychotic disorder (PD) at age 24 years. We also investigated whether C-reactive protein mediated any association.
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          Erratum to: “Persistent Child and Adolescent Anxiety Predicts Development of Psychotic Disorders via Elevated Inflammation,” by Laura Jayne Westacott (Biol Psychiatry 2022; 92:e19–e20); .
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