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Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents: Relationships and interactions

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Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents : Relationships and interactions. / Esbjørn, Barbara Hoff; Lønfeldt, Nicole Nadine; Nielsen, Sara Kerstine Kaya; Reinholdt-Dunne, Marie Louise; Sømhovd, Mikael Julius; Cartwright-Hatton, Samatha.

I: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Bind 44, Nr. 1, 2015, s. 145-156.

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Esbjørn, BH, Lønfeldt, NN, Nielsen, SKK, Reinholdt-Dunne, ML, Sømhovd, MJ & Cartwright-Hatton, S 2015, 'Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents: Relationships and interactions', Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, bind 44, nr. 1, s. 145-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2013.873980

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Esbjørn, B. H., Lønfeldt, N. N., Nielsen, S. K. K., Reinholdt-Dunne, M. L., Sømhovd, M. J., & Cartwright-Hatton, S. (2015). Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents: Relationships and interactions. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 44(1), 145-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2013.873980

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Esbjørn BH, Lønfeldt NN, Nielsen SKK, Reinholdt-Dunne ML, Sømhovd MJ, Cartwright-Hatton S. Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents: Relationships and interactions. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2015;44(1):145-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2013.873980

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Esbjørn, Barbara Hoff ; Lønfeldt, Nicole Nadine ; Nielsen, Sara Kerstine Kaya ; Reinholdt-Dunne, Marie Louise ; Sømhovd, Mikael Julius ; Cartwright-Hatton, Samatha. / Meta-worry, worry, and anxiety in children and adolescents : Relationships and interactions. I: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2015 ; Bind 44, Nr. 1. s. 145-156.

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