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Epidemiology of anxiety disorders in the 21st century epidemiology older adult anxiety


Therefore, adult separation anxiety disorder did not appear in the older epidemiological studies. According to a newer survey, the lifetime prevalence rate for adolescents aged 13 to 17 was 7.7%, while it was 6.6% in adults aged 18 to 64. 3Cited by: 319.

Identifying Risk Factors for Anxiety. Like depression, anxiety disorders are often unrecognized and undertreated in older adults. Anxiety can worsen an older adult’s physical health, decrease their ability to perform daily activities, and decrease feelings of well-being.

(See "Approach to treating generalized anxiety disorder in adults" and "Pharmacotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder in adults" and "Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder in adults".) EPIDEMIOLOGY. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is common .

Anxiety and Older Adults: Overcoming Worry and Fear. Anxiety and Older Adults. Overcoming Worry and Fear. Feeling anxious or nervous is a common emotion for people of .