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Mental Health Series:

 

FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

Seminar in anxiety disorders—Part 1 A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module explains anxiety disorders, anxiety prevalence, anxiety DSM-IV classifications, the role of anxiety in global disease burdens, fear and anxiety, anxiety and depression in medical illness and the prevalence of depressive disorders in various patient populations.

 

Seminar in anxiety disorders—Part 2. A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module explains GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorders).

Seminar in anxiety disorders—Part 3 A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module explains panic disorder with and without agoraphobia.

 

Seminar in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module is specifically targeted to health care professionals and includes a historical timeline, prevalence, evidence, diagnosis, symptoms, potential areas of impairment, comorbid conditions, associations, treatment strategies, education of patients and families, treatment and medication.

 

Seminar in bipolar disorder. A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module describes the full spectrum of bipolar disease, bipolar terminology, bipolar diagnostic criteria, challenges of diagnosing bipolar disease, bipolar mixed states, bipolar screening tools, importance of interviewing the family, bipolar comorbidities, bipolar and anxiety disorders, bipolar and ADHD, bipolar and substance use, bipolar and personality disorder, bipolar and obesity, bipolar and diabetes, types of treatments.

 

Seminar in insomnia sleep disorder. A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module describes sleep, reasons for sleep, next day consequences of insomnia, insomnia as a comorbidity, psychiatric disorders and sleep disorders, biological clocks, disruption of pathways promoting sleep, neurotransmitters, sleep changes over the lifetime and options for monitoring insomnia.

 

For General Audiences

Depression A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and includes a definition and the various forms of depression.