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Generalised anxiety disorder: clinical review

Generalised anxiety disorder: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


June 4, 2014


July 21, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Reshad Malik and Dr Muffazal Rawala provide an overview of the diagnosis and management of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). Key learning points for healthcare professionals include identifying organic causes such as hyperthyroidism or hypoglycaemia, co-morbidities, environmental triggers and remission rates.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the risk factors and symptoms of GAD
  • Describe the investigations required in GAD
  • Understand the role of SSRIs and CBT in the management of GAD
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Reshad Malik
    Core trainee in psychiatry

    Dr Muffazal Rawala
    Consultant psychiatrist
    Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required