Identifying and Treating Anxiety Disorders Among Older Adults

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness affecting older adults. Those who struggle with anxiety disorders experience distressing emotional and physical symptoms, which greatly reduce their quality of life. This course is appropriate for clinicians with a basic or intermediate knowledge of anxiety disorders. Additionally, this course is designed to help behavioral health professionals identify the most common types and hallmark symptoms of anxiety disorders specific to older adults. Didactic information, interactive exercises, and case vignettes will teach you the fundamentals of anxiety disorders among older adults. You will also learn the most effective interventions available. After taking this course you will be better equipped to apply your new skill set by providing appropriate information, support, and resources to the older adults with whom you work.

The goal of this course is to help drug and alcohol counseling, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work professionals in health and human services identify and treat anxiety disorders in older adults.

DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.



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Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness affecting older adults. Those who struggle with anxiety disorders experience distressing emotional and physical symptoms, which greatly reduce their quality of life. This course is appropriate for clinicians with a basic or intermediate knowledge of anxiety disorders. Additionally, this course is designed to help behavioral health professionals identify the most common types and hallmark symptoms of anxiety disorders specific to older adults. Didactic information, interactive exercises, and case vignettes will teach you the fundamentals of anxiety disorders among older adults. You will also learn the most effective interventions available. After taking this course you will be better equipped to apply your new skill set by providing appropriate information, support, and resources to the older adults with whom you work.

The goal of this course is to help drug and alcohol counseling, behavioral health counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, and social work professionals in health and human services identify and treat anxiety disorders in older adults.

DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.



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