At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
1) implement new diagnostic strategies for psychiatric disorders into medical practice.
2) recognize health anxiety and its implications for medical care.
3) eliminate dichotomous thinking about psychiatric disorders.
Professional practice gap to be addressed: Limited knowledge about recent developments regarding health, anxiety, and somatic symptom problems, including fundamental changes in these and as contained in DSM-5.
Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, health care administrators