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Demonstrate that depression and anxiety may become chronic, inflammatory illnesses by:
a. describing the difference between normal fear and pathological anxiety.
b. describing the impact of chronic symptoms on brain structure.
c. considering how structural changes might result in functional brain changes and how those changes ultimately impact treatment response and functional outcomes.
Discuss the biological underpinnings of the mind-body connection and consider its impact on our approach to patient care.
Discuss the multiple pathways that facilitate the gut biome-brain interaction.
Consider how anti-inflammatory treatments might have a role in psychiatry.