At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
1) recognize and diagnose the most common types of anxiety disorders and mood disorders as described by DSM-5.
2) Initiate appropriate psychopharmacologic treatments in patients who present with uncomplicated anxiety or mood disorders.
Professional practice gap to be addressed: This presentation will update practitioners on the newly released DSM-5 criteria for anxiety and mood disorders and will also review the most recent recommendations on the frontline treatment of these disorders.
Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses