Current Care recommendation in Finnish «Ahdistuneisuushäiriöt»1
- Current Care Summary in Finnish «Ahdistuneisuushäiriöt»2
The Current Care Guideline on Anxiety Disorders assesses the diagnostics, psychosocial and pharmacological treatment and rehabilitation of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, GAD, Panic Disorder, PD, with or without Agoraphobia, and Social Anxiety Disorder, SAD. The symptoms of anxiety are common, as is psychiatric and somatic comorbidity, and the majority of the patients are cared for in the primary care. Severe symptoms of anxiety are assessed with psychiatric consultations or in psychiatric care. Psychotherapy and antidepressants are first-line treatments to these anxiety disorders. Evidence on the benefits of exercise as treatment is limited.
Working group appointed by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, the Finnish Psychiatric Association and the Finnish Association of Adolescent Psychiatry
Hannu Koponen (Chair)