Managing anxiety disorders in adults

Gregory Wilkins, Gavin Andrews, Caroline Bell, Philip Boyce, Christopher Gale, Ronald Rapee, Lisa Lampe

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Abstract

The GP has a key role in identifying patients presenting with anxiety symptoms and ensuring appropriate acute and long-term management. There are two key messages for GPs to follow: once you have made a diagnosis of an anxiety disorder, tell the patient you have a treatment for it. Second, do not let your anxiety lead you to prescribe inappropriately or overinvestigate for all possible differential diagnoses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-22
Number of pages12
JournalMedicine Today
Volume20
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

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Wilkins, G., Andrews, G., Bell, C., Boyce, P., Gale, C., Rapee, R., & Lampe, L. (2019). Managing anxiety disorders in adults. Medicine Today, 20(12), 12-22.