Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorders

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What you'll learn

1 in 5 adults effect with Anxiety disorders each year. This can effect their feelings of fear and uncertainty which will interfere with the day to day activities. It generally lasts for 6 months or more. They can also raise the risk of other medical problems such as depression, heart problems, stress and other psychological issues such as bipolar disorders, manic disorders etc. In general population, anxiety is normal and often is a healthy emotion. read more »»

It is a way in which the brain reacts to stress and any dangerous situations. When the anxiety occurs In situations other than the above mentioned situations, this is called anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health conditions in the present times and is prevalent all over the world. Being healthy is important.

However, many a times we tend to focus more on physical health and forget the other aspect – mental health. Many people don’t even notice or are not aware that they are suffering from certain anxiety disorders and delay their therapies to cope up with the stress. Given the lifestyle changes and the kind of stress that individuals are experiencing these days, it is but imperative to focus on the many aspects of mental health as well.

Mental health is an extremely sensitive issue and health care providers hold a huge responsibility while treating patients with such issues. It requires patience, skill, and competency to deal with such patients. One good thing about the disorders is that they can progressively treated by the health care professionals by medications, psychotherapy or a combination of both.
Therefore, this course provides insights on the diagnostic criteria, the role of behavior and the influence of society on patients with anxiety disorders along with creating awareness, management of anxiety disorders etc.

Who should attend?

Key concepts covered include:

  • Introduction to Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobic Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive Disorder
  • Other Anxiety Disorders


Dr. Roshan Jain

Sr Consultant Psychiatrist & De-addiction Specialist, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Professor of Psychiatry, International Medical School, Bangalore


Dr. Roshan Jain is a qualified medical practitioner since 1995 and has over 22 years of experience in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychotherapy, teaching, and motivational work.

After qualifying from J.J.M Medical College (Davangere, India), he moved to the United Kingdom. He obtained Membership of the Royal College read more »» of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych, London), Masters of Medical Sciences in Clinical Psychiatry (MMedSc, University of Nottingham), and Certificate of Completion of Higher Specialist Training (CCST) in General Adult Psychiatry, with specialist endorsement in Substance Misuse (addiction) Psychiatry.In recognition of the high quality of his work he received the Clinical Excellence Award (CEA) from the National Health Service (England)

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