More than just a pill. How to include psychosocial approaches sin the treatment of anxiety & depressive disorders.

Anthony Rosenberg, Eric J. Lenze

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Abstract

Anxiety and depressive disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders, causing high personal and economic burden. Psychosocial approaches, such as psychotherapy or mind-body instruction, along with self-help approaches, exercise, and proper sleep hygiene are effective solo or additive (to pharmacotherapy) strategies. Many physicians are less familiar with these methods for treating anxiety/depressive disorders. This article seeks to illuminate psychosocial approaches for depression and anxiety that act additively or independently of pharmacotherapy and explain how physicians can utilize them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)517-523
Number of pages7
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume110
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

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