Treating GAD in Primary Care Settings

Presented by

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH Professor and Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University

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Attendees will: - recognize symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in primary care patients - use current pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments to develop a management plan - assess different treatments for comorbid GAD and refractory cases Webinar Speaker: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH Professor of Family Medicine and Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University Dr. Culpepper has conducted federally funded studies of depression and anxiety, otitis media, and school-based and community interventions to improve pregnancy outcomes and to prevent teen pregnancies. He currently is the principal investigator of an AHRQ funded developmental center for patient safety research devoted to the study of problems affecting low income and minority vulnerable populations in ambulatory care settings, and co-investigator of the Primary Care Anxiety Project, a study of the course of anxiety disorders in primary care settings. Dr. Culpepper also is Chief of Family Practice at Boston Medical Center. He received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine and his MPH degree from Boston University. Blackwell Futura Media Services designates this educational activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DETAILS at: http://bit.ly/adaa_cme3

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