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Review and interpret the neurobiology underlying normal fear Vs. pathological anxiety and how it can be translated into day-to-day clinical practice.
- Explain and interpret the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for anxiety disorders.
- Identify the unique presentation of normal worries Vs. pathological anxiety across the lifespan.
- Identify the appropriate screening questions to ensure a patient is correctly diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
- Critique common misconceptions regarding pharmacological treatment of anxiety, including initiation, dose optimization and appropriate monitoring.