Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Apply the GAD-7 or PRO-MIS Emotional Distress scales to establish a diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
2. Explain the application of these scales as a monitor for treatment effectiveness.
3. Outline the first-line and second-line pharmacological treatment modalities to consider in treating patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
4. Compare behavior interventions that may be considered to promote relaxation and stress reduction, and improve treatment outcomes.
5. Determine available resources in the provision of care following the collaborative care model.
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Scott A. Fields, Ph.D. – Professor; Director of Behavioral Science, West Virginia University School of Medicine – Charleston Division; Department of Family Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia
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