Family Medicine; Primary Care
Dr. Elyse Watkins
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a condition experiences by individuals of all ages. It is characterized by worries that are excessive in comparison to the situation. GAD is commonly treated by non-specialist providers in primary care medicine within the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). This article reviews the definition, risk-factors and pharmacological and psychotherapeutic management options for GAD in adults in UK primary care settings, with some reference to pediatric/adolescent cases.
Kenton PA, Watkins EJ, Bolton CJ, Brettell T. A United Kingdom (National Health Service) Approach to Generalized Anxiety Disorder Management in Primary Care. University of Lynchburg DMSc Doctoral Project Assignment Repository. 2020; 2(3).
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