Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101004
About the Course:
Anxiety is an often misunderstood disorder that plagues thousands of people, including teenagers. The prevalence of anxiety disorders has spurred the search for both pharmacological and behavioral ways of treatment. Phobias and panic and anxiety disorders involve a malfunction in body systems that control fear. In many cases, these imbalances can be treated with drugs that appear to target fear systems. This book explores the various anxiety drugs available on the market and how they help treat this common disorder.
This course is based on the book, Anti-Anxiety Drugs: Drugs: The Straight Facts created by Donna Toufexis, Sayamwong Hammack, and David J. Triggle (editor)
Journal/Publisher:Chelsea House Publishers
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about anxiety disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the difference between fear and anxiety.
- Describe the brain areas and neurotransmitter systems as they relate to anxiety.
- Identify the different types of anti-anxiety drugs and antidepressants.
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