IMTRC: Anxiety Disorders and Massage Therapy

$15.00 members / $25.00 nonmembers     1.0 CE credits     Video

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a common and costly disorder for which many patients may prefer nontraditional treatment. Learn about research on the acute effects of Swedish massage therapy (SMT) as a monotherapy for the treatment of subjects with GAD.

The Massage Therapy Foundation’s International Massage Therapy Research Conferences are designed to bring together an engaged community of thought leaders, educators, therapists, and allied health practitioners to discuss massage therapy research.  This session was originally presented in 2019.  For more information, please visit the Massage Therapy Foundation.


Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss some of the common symptoms of anxiety.
  • Explain the most common options that people with anxiety have in terms of finding relief.
  • Describe specific benefits that massage therapy can offer people who have anxiety.

About the author(s)

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. He serves as the Co-Editor and Chief of FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry.  His research interests are focused on psychopharmacology, and he investigated the biologic genesis of anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and depression.

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Course approval codes

LCEU0002407, MS #546

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course.

Disclaimer

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