Anxiety

Overview

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Credits

2.00

Post Assessment Questions

10

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

120 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Fear is an automatic neurophysiological state of alarm characterized by a fight or flight response to a cognitive appraisal of present or imminent danger (real or perceived). Anxiety is linked to fear and manifests as a future-oriented mood state that consists of a complex cognitive, affective, physiological, and behavioral response system associated with preparation for the anticipated events or circumstances perceived as threatening. This activity reviews the pathophysiology of anxiety, its presentation, diagnosis and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in its management.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the DSM V criteria for anxiety disorders.
  • Describe the presentation of a patient with anxiety.
  • Outline the treatment and management options available for anxiety.
  • Discuss interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and outcomes for patients with anxiety.

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