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Understanding Anxiety

Explains the difference between normal anxiety and an anxiety disorder. Describes the causes of anxiety. Outlines the demographics of anxiety. Describes the anxious personality. Recognizes and describes the most common anxiety disorders in adults and children including symptoms and treatment. Describes the role of exercise in treating anxiety. Describes common methods of assessing anxiety in primary care settings. Explains how state anxiety and trait anxiety differ. Outlines common comorbidities frequently seen with anxiety.
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Hour 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Normal Anxiety
  3. Pathological Anxiety
  4. Anxiety Demographics
  5. The Anxious Personality
  6. Symptoms of Anxiety
  7. Anxiety Disorders

 

Hour 2

  1. Phobias
  2. Separation Anxiety
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 

Hour 3

  1. Exercise and Anxiety
  2. Screening for Anxiety
  3. Measuring Anxiety: State and Trait Anxiety
  4. Overcoming Normal Anxiety
  5. Further Thoughts on Treating Anxiety
  6. Clinical Trials (Conclusion)
  7. Post-Test

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the difference between normal anxiety and an anxiety disorder.
  2. Describe the causes of anxiety.
  3. Outline the demographics of anxiety.
  4. Describe the anxious personality.
  5. Recognize and describe the most common anxiety disorders in adults and children including symptoms and treatment.
  6. Describe the role of exercise in treating anxiety.
  7. Describe common methods of assessing anxiety in primary care settings.
  8. Explain how state anxiety and trait anxiety differ.
  9. Outline common comorbidities frequently seen with anxiety.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
# of Pages 41
More Information About This Course: Understanding Anxiety accreditation
Contact Hours: 3
Format of Homestudy Printed Manuscript
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