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Understanding the Neurobiology and Pathophysiology of Panic Disorder

13 August 2018

$300.00$450.00

This workshop is for psychologists who wish to gain more knowledge in understanding the complex aetiology and pathophysiology of Panic Disorder as well as developing their skills in the treatment of Panic Disorder and other anxiety Disorders.

Designed for health professionals including psychologists, psychiatrists, general practitioners, and social workers. This professional development program will improve your theoretical and practical skills in the treatment of Panic Disorder.

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Description

One Day Workshop

9am – 10.30am MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF PANIC DISORDER

  • Introduction to Panic Disorder. Brief History and DSM5-revisions
  • Overview of the aetiology of PD, including neurobiological and psychological factors involved.
  • Pathophysiology involved in PD.

10.30am – 11am Morning tea

11am – 12.30pm MODULE 2: TREATMENTS OF PD

  • Treatments of PD. Psychological and Physiological Interventions.

12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm – 3pm MODULE 3: LINK BETWEEN RESPIRATION, ANXIETY AND PD

  • Breathing mechanics and PD
  • Cardiorespiratory Abnormalities and Homeostatic Disturbances in PD
  • Respiratory provocation challenges used in the diagnosis and treatment of PD

3pm – 3.30pm Afternoon tea

3.30pm – 4.45pm MODULE 4: THE DIVING RESPONSE AND ITS UTILITY AND APPLICATIONS IN TREATING PANIC AND ANXIETY SYMPTOMS

  • The application of apnea training and the diving response in managing anxiety and panic symptoms.
  • Behavioural experiments and research advances.
  • The potential for use as a treatment of PD and other anxiety disorders.

Eligibility & Fees

1 Day Workshop:

Early bird (register 8 weeks + prior to workshop): $370

Standard: $450

Student Concession: $300

Additional information

Workshop Fees

Early bird, Standard, Student Concession

Event Details

Date: October 18, 2019

Start time: 09:00

End time: 17:00

Venue: Mantra on Russell, Melbourne

Email: enquiries@positivepsychology.net.au