Clinical Certificate

Anxiety Disorders

Date: Thursday 26th January 2017 – Friday 27th January 2017
Venue: The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF
Accommodation: The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol , BS1 4QF
(accommodation is chargeable separately when you complete the online booking form)
Organised by: David Nutt and John Potokar
Booking Status: FULLY BOOKED


Last edited 23rd October 2017

Learning Objectives

At the end of one and a half day course, delegates will:

  • Be aware of current theories and the causes and neurochemistry of anxiety.
  • Know the pharmacology of both GABA and 5-HT acting anxiolytic drugs.
  • Have an understanding of the current clinical assessment of the various anxiety disorders.
  • Be aware of the merits and demerits of the various different classes of anxiolytic agents.
  • Understand the ongoing methodologies for investigating brain mechanisms of anxiety.
  • Know the clinical and pharmacology background of underpinning rational use of hypnotics.
  • Have an insight into the way alcohol acts on the brain and how these effects can be minimised.

Online registration facilities will NOT be available for this meeting.


This module is eligble for 10 CPD hours which are subject to peer group review.

Feedback from 2016 Module

"Very informative. I learnt about evidence base behind the guidelines and the rationale for not following them blindly"

"Excellent course – very informative with good handouts. Good time to ask questions and very friendly speakers"

"Excellent content and clinically relevant. The organisation was fantastic and it was a great choice of hotel"

"Excellent! Would highly recommend, thank you"

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