GAD-7 (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) is a 7-question screening tool that identifies whether a complete assessment for anxiety is indicated.

Treatment by PCP


This site provides numerous resources including an overview of the anxiety disorders, screening, diagnosis, treatment recommendations, complications and special situations.

Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care, American Family Physician, 2008 Aug 15;78(4);501-502. 

Attending to Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2003; 64 (suppl15) 

Treatment by Behavioral Health Clinicians


The Anxiety Self Help Website provides information and a Self Help Tool Kit based on cognitive behavioral principles. 

Collaborative Care for Depression and Anxiety. Luxama, C, Dreyfus, D. American Family Physician, 2014 Apr 1;89(7):524-525.
This outcomes study supports the collaborative treatment model in primary care settings.

Two Minute Talks to Improve Psychology and Behavioral HealthClabb, John F. 2011. Radcliffe Publishing, London. The book describes a variety of non-pharmacological treatments for depression that can be offered along with medication or in place of it. 

Exercise, Yoga and Meditation for Depression and Anxiety Disorders. American Family Physician, 2010, Apr 15;81(8):981-986. 

EHR Resources


The Samhas Point-of-care Toolbox of resources to assist the physician.