It is normal for people to feel anxious from time to time in everyday life. It is also quite common for people with other mental illnesses to experience anxiety as an additional symptom. This is why it is important to have a clear understanding of what the Anxiety Disorders are, and how they differ from normal experience as well as from other disorders. This module will focus on the 3 most prevalent Anxiety Disorders: Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Phobic Disorders and Panic Disorder
Professor David Baldwin is Professor of Psychiatry in the Clinical and Experimental Sciences Academic Unit and Head of the Mental Health Group in the University of Southampton. Through his research activity and clinical practice he aims to improve clinical outcomes in patients with mood and anxiety disorders. He has over 200 publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and has a professional intererest in public education about depression and anxiety and their treatment.