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Primary Care Treatment of Anxiety is Adequate, But Problems Persist

(11/11/2013)

Primary Care Treatment of Anxiety is Adequate, But Problems Persist
Psych Central
November 8, 2013

Emerging research has mixed news when it comes to the way primary care physicians care for anxiety disorders.  Positive findings are that Brown University psychiatry researchers discovered seven in 10 primary care patients with anxiety disorders receive potentially adequate medication or psychotherapy.  The not-so-positive finding was that the successful anxiety reduction would often take years to accomplish and that it was considerably less likely for minorities.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/11/08/primary-care-treatment-of-anxiety-is-adequate-but-problems-persist/61755.html


Keywords: primary care, treatment, anxiety, care, medication, psychotherapy



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