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Posted by Dr. Vollmer on June 4, 2018

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Regional Conference Chicago

Chicago, IL | June 7-8, 2018

McCormick Place–West

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 DSM5. 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 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


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. . Dr. Vollmer is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Westwood Village, California.

 

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