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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Development and Evaluation of a Brief, Modular, Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Anxiety in Primary Care


by Robyn Shepardson, PhD
Seminar date: 9/14/2021

Description: Brief behavioral interventions for anxiety are needed to address a major treatment gap in primary care. In this presentation, Dr. Shepardson will describe her CDA2 research to develop, refine, and evaluate a modular, cognitive-behavioral anxiety intervention designed specifically for use with Veterans in VA Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) settings. We will share mixed methods data on feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of the anxiety intervention. Intended audience: Career development awardees, clinicians in Primary Care-Mental Health Integration, anyone interested in anxiety or cognitive-behavioral therapy, health services researchers

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