- discuss the neurobiology of GAD
- recognize symptoms and diagnose individuals with generalized anxiety disorder
- plan evidence-based treatment for individuals with GAD and gad and comorbid disorders including depression, sleep disorders, cardiac illnesses and IBS.
Mark Pollack, MD, Director, Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Pollack’s areas of clinical and research interest include the acute and long-term course, pathophysiology, and treatment of patients with anxiety disorders and associated comorbidities, development of novel pharmacologic agents for mood and anxiety disorders, uses of combined cognitive-behavioral and pharmacologic therapies for treatment refractory patients, presentation and treatment of anxiety in the medical setting, and the pathophysiology and treatment of substance abuse.
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