Project

Treatment of anxiety, stress and sleep disturbances in primary care and the place of benzodiazepines in this field.

Duration
01 July 2009 → 31 December 2013
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other basic sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other clinical sciences
    • Other health sciences
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other translational sciences
    • Other medical and health sciences
Keywords
stress anxiety sleep disturbance non-pharmacological
 
Project description

Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers extremely often prescribed in Belgium. The project aims to train family physicians in the non-pharmacological approach of sleep problems, anxiety and stress, to avoid prescription of benzodiazepins.

Trainer duo’s of a family physician and a psychologist give CBT-based interactive trainig sessions to family physicians ; an interactive e-learning tool has also been developed for the same purpose