Collaborative Treatment in Behavioral Medicine: Treatment of a Young Single Mother with Psoriasis and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Anthony R. Quintiliani

Collaborative, integrated treatment in behavioral medicine has become a current goal of medicine and psychology. Integrated interventions by physicians and psychologists are efficient, evidence-based, successful and cost-effective. This case study examines how collaborative treatment by a physician and a psychologist in a case of psoriasis, co-occurring with anxiety, produced positive health outcomes and, at the same time, reduced use of resources and contact time. The result was a successful, cost-effective outcome.


Generalize Anxiety Disorder Emotional Reactivity Behavioral Medicine Borderline Personality Disorder Distress Tolerance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony R. Quintiliani
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  1. 1.Program in Community Mental HealthThe Howard Center for Human ServicesBurlingtonUSA

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