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, Paul A.; Watkins, Elyse J.; Bolton, Christopher J.; and Brettell, Thomas
"A United Kingdom (National Health Service) Approach to Generalized Anxiety Disorder Management in Primary Care,"
Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science: Vol. 2
, Article 42.
Available at: https://digitalshowcase.lynchburg.edu/dmscjournal/vol2/iss3/42
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