Treatment of Anxiety & Panic Disorders

Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses Treatment of Anxiety & Panic Disorders

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Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses Treatment of Anxiety & Panic Disorders
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Featuring Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK)
, Treatment of Anxiety & Panic Disorders
Duration: 54 seconds

Generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder could be treated with psychological treatments or pharmacological treatments.

Generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder are very much treatable. There are pharmacological strategies, also psychological strategies. Both types of methods are very effective in improving symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder as well as panic disorder.

Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most commonly used psychological strategy to treat anxiety disorder and panic disorder. In terms of pharmacological strategies, we tend to use antidepressants, and those work very well, too.

If you have more questions about treatment of these conditions, please make sure to speak with your family physician or a psychiatrist.

Presenter: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Psychiatrist, Vancouver, BC

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Anxiety and panic disorders are both treatable conditions.

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Both psychological and pharmacological treatments can be considered when treating anxiety or panic disorders.

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Cognitive behavioural therapy is the most common type of psychological treatment for anxiety or panic disorders.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.