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Table 1 Eligibility criteria

From: Efficacy and mechanisms underlying a gamified attention bias modification training in anxious youth: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Age: 8–17 (participants, who consent as 17-year-olds but turn 18 during the course of the study, will be eligible to complete all procedures)
• IQ: all participants will have IQ-scores > 70 as assessed by the WASI
• Language: all participants will be fluent in English
• Any current anxiety diagnosis for patient group only
• Any serious medical condition or condition that interferes with fMRI scanning
• Pregnancy
• Current use of any psychoactive substance
• Current suicidal ideation
• Current diagnosis of ADHD of sufficient severity to require pharmacotherapy, Tourette’s Disorder, OCD, PTSD, conduct disorder, major depressive disorder
• Past or current history of mania, psychosis, or severe pervasive developmental disorder
  1. Abbreviations: ADHD attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, IQ intelligence quotient; OCD obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder, WASI Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence