An introduction to Anxiety Disorders and young people

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common types of mental health disorders, and population surveys in Australia identify managing anxiety as a top priority for young people. This module will provide and introduction to anxiety disorders experienced by young people.

Who is this course for? 

This module is designed for young people who experience anxiety, their family, and friends. It is also suitable for people who work with young people experiencing anxiety disorders who would like to learn more about its prevalence, presentation, risks and how to seek and refer for help.

What will you learn in this course?

  • Describe common types of anxiety disorders and consider possible implications for young people as they transition into adulthood

  • Explain the prevalence rates of anxiety disorder for young people in Australia for males and females

  • Develop a better understanding of the range of effective treatments available in Australia, and how to choose between them.

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