Running Head: ANXIETY DISORDER
MANAGEMENT OF ANXIETY DISORDER
Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
This paper summarizes the treatment interventions for a middle-aged white male with a
generalized anxiety disorder. Upon examining the patient, a course of treatment was developed
whereby the patient would receive Sertraline administration, given orally, for the next 12
months. The patient would visit the facility at intervals of four weeks to assess the course of the
condition and adjust the treatment accordingly. Generally, the treatment procedure involved
three decisional steps within the confines of clinical ethics.
Decision # One
The case in question is an anxiety disorder, and according to Stahl & Grady (2010),
Sertraline (Zoloft), 50 mg tablets are the most appropriate drugs to manage the condition.
Sertraline tablets are indicated for the treatment of symptoms of anxiety and symptoms of
depressive illness and administered orally. This was mainly the reason behind the first decision
in the management of the case at hand. Patient was presenting with symptoms of anxiety, which
include frequent worries, restlessness, and sometimes, shortness of the breath can improve those
questions following the administration of Sertraline. It is for this reason that the patient in
question demonstrated such an improvement after the first four weeks of treatment. According to
Kaysen, et al. (2019), the Sertraline therapy is highly effective in preventing the relapse of the
initial episode of anxiety disorder, and the recurrence of further incidents of the anxiety
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