Dr. Jordan Karp presents on anxiety disorders in older adults.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve management of older adults with anxiety disorders
  • Describe the most effective components of cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder
  • Describe the most effective components of cognitive behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder

Reading Resources:

  1. Lenze EJ, Wetherell JL. A lifespan view of anxiety disorders. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2011;13(4):381-99.
  2. Lenze et al. Escitalopram for older adults with generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2009 Jan 21;301(3):295-303.
  3. Thorp SR et al. Meta-analysis Comparing Different Behavioral Treatments for Late-Life Anxiety. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. Feb 2009; 17(2): 105–115.

Disclosures:

Dr. Karp has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Other: Pfizer and Reckitt - Receipt of medication supplies for investigator initiated trials.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 1/27/2015 | Last Modified On: 1/27/2015 | Expires: 1/26/2016

This course has been expired.