Neuro-immunology in depression and anxiety: a naturopathic treatment paradigm for mood disorders

Neuro-immunology in depression and anxiety: a naturopathic treatment paradigm for mood disorders

Webinars presented August - September 2019

Key learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of anxiety and depression within a holistic framework of assessment and management
  • Understand the physical, mental and emotional consequences of living with a mood disorder
  • Appreciate the role of the HPA axis as a neurobiological mediator of immune and neuro-inflammatory drivers
  • Understand the role of blood-brain-barrier permeability in depression and anxiety
  • The clinical implications of gut-brain-immune interactions
  • The safe prescription of natural medicine ingredients alongside common pharmacotherapies
  • Identify depression and anxiety phenotypes, and the treatments best suited to each
  • Overcoming “treatment-resistant” depression