- Friday, August 24
- 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
This talk will cover the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders in a primary care setting, while incorporating new diagnostic issues incorporated in the DSM5. Signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety, panic and social anxiety disorders will be discussed, along with risk factors and available therapy options.
Classify anxiety disorders according to DSM5 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