Anxiety is a fundamental aspect of the human experience, but if it impacts social, psychological, or physiological functioning, it can lead to symptoms that cause distress and impairment. Here: the latest on anxiety disorders by experts in the field.
Anxiety is a fundamental aspect of the human experience, but if it impacts social, psychological, or physiological functioning, it can lead to symptoms that cause distress and impairment.Psychiatric Times' Special Report on psychiatric anxiety disorders has compiled the latest clinical information by experts in the field. Each slide links to respective articles in this series.Pharmacological Strategies for Generalized Anxiety DisorderTreating Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Patients With Schizophrenia: A New PathwayDoes TMS Hold Promise for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?Managing Anxiety in the Medically IllBonus readingThe Anxious Bipolar PatientTo view in PDF format, click here.
Pharmacological Strategies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Treatment approaches to GAD, a highly prevalent, chronic, debilitating, relapsing, and often underdiagnosed anxiety disorder.
Treating Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Patients With Schizophrenia: A New Pathway
Identifying comorbid anxiety disorders as potential treatment targets may contribute to more positive outcomes for patients with schizophrenia.
Does TMS Hold Promise for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
Available data suggest that transcranial magnetic stimulation holds promise as a treatment for GAD. Here: a look at what we know.
Managing Anxiety in the Medically Ill
The authors examine anxiety in the medically ill: its presence secondary to or as an impersonator of physical illness and its diagnostic and management challenges.
Bonus readingThe Anxious Bipolar Patient
Anxiety disorders are commonly comorbid with bipolar disorder and are responsible for much of the morbidity associated with this condition. Treatment of anxiety can be a challenge, since the mainstay of treatment-serotonergic antidepressants-may adversely affect the course of bipolar disorder. Although other agents are available, there is a dearth of information on the outcomes of anxiety treatment for bipolar patients.