Regional Conference Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN | September 18, 2018

Indiana Convention Center

The Worried Well: Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care

Description

This talk will cover the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders in a primary care setting, while incorporating new diagnostic issues incorporated in the DSM-5. Signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety, panic and social anxiety disorders will be discussed, along with risk factors and available therapy options.

Learning Objectives

Classify anxiety disorders according to DSM-5 guidelines

Choose a psychopharmacological agent to treat anxiety disorders

Manage patient anxiety in a busy clinical practice

Apply strategies to take patients off anti-anxiety medication


Syllabus

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Speakers

Shirah Vollmer, MD

Shirah Vollmer, MD is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. She is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and she is a psychoanalyst. She is on faculty at Loyola Marymount University, The New Center f...

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