October 11, 2022 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for anxiety in children and adolescents. The Task Force determined that screening can help identify anxiety in children 8 and older. More research is needed to recommend for or against screening in younger children. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the October 11 online issue of JAMA.