Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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Neuroticism and SSRIs

By: jives | November 18th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Neuroticism is not in the DSM, but it's a common cause of anxiety and may predict thether a patient respond to an SSRI. We talk with Nassir Ghaemi and bring you practical insights into this personality trait. How to recognize it, how to treat it, and how to avoid over-treating it and appreciate its strengths. Date Published: 11/18/19 Duration:

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A Scandalous History of Anxiety

By: jives | November 4th , 2019 | Podcast| 0 Comment

Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) an anxious temperament, a symptom of another disorder, or a valid disorder on its own? In Part One of our November series on anxiety, we trace the history of GAD from Sigmund Freud to DSM-5.  With over two dozen choices, it isn't easy to pick a medication for GAD. The forthcoming issue of The Carlat Psychiatry

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