• Topic

    Anxiety Disorders

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on anxiety disorders and related issues, including acute stress disorder, depressive disorders, excessive worry, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, and social phobia. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Mar 15, 2023 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Evaluation and Treatment   CME   Alg   PtEd
    Dec 15, 2022 Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents   CME   FREE   DDx
    Aug 15, 2022 Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder in Adults   CME   FREE   POC   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2015 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Diagnosis and Management   Alg   PtEd
    Oct 01, 2012 The Physician’s Role in Managing Acute Stress Disorder   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2006 The Patient with Excessive Worry   PtEd
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Aug 15, 2008 Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care [Point-of-Care Guides]   POC
    Dec 15, 2007 Screening Instruments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [Point-of-Care Guides]
    Dec 15, 2022 Pharmacotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Dec 15, 2021 Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Apr 01, 2020 Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 15, 2019 Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Benefits of Exercise, Yoga, and Meditation   PtEd
    May 01, 2019 Psychological and Pharmacologic Treatments for Adults with PTSD [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Oct 01, 2018 Therapist-Guided, Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Nov 01, 2017 Tapering Patients Off of Benzodiazepines [Curbside Consultation]
    Apr 01, 2016 Nonpharmaceutical Treatment of Anxiety in Institutionalized Older Adults [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Jan 01, 2016 Therapist-Supported Online Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Adult Anxiety [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Nov 01, 2015 Common Questions About Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders   PtEd
    Oct 01, 2014 Psychological Therapies for Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Apr 01, 2014 Collaborative Care for Depression and Anxiety [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jan 15, 2013 Generalized Anxiety Disorder [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Jul 01, 2008 APA Releases Guidelines on Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [Practice Guidelines]   Alg
    Aug 15, 2007 Herbal and Dietary Supplements for Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
    Jan 01, 2006 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    May 01, 2005 Is Pharmacotherapy Useful in Social Phobia? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Jun 01, 2012 AACAP Updates Recommendations on Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children [Practice Guidelines]
    Editorials and Letters
    Aug 15, 2013 Risks Associated with Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use [Editorials]
    Nov 15, 1999 Coming Face-to-Face with Social Phobia [Editorials]
    Improving Practice Patient Education, Self-Care
    Mar 15, 2023 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE
    Aug 15, 2022 Help for Anxiety and Panic Disorders [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE
    Apr 15, 2010 Exercise, Yoga, and Meditation for Anxiety and Depression [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Aug 01, 2009 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    May 01, 2009 Generalized Anxiety Disorder [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2006 Anxiety and Panic: Getting Control over Your Feelings [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2006 What You Should Know About Worrying Too Much [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Other AFP Content
    Jan 15, 2010 Recognizing Mental Illness in Culture-bound Syndromes [Curbside Consultation]

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