Living With Social Anxiety Disorder as an Older Adult - epidemiology older adult anxiety

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Anxiety disorders in older adults: Looking to DSM5 and beyond… epidemiology older adult anxiety


J Affect Disord. 2008 Aug;109(3):233-50. Epub 2007 Dec 26. The prevalence of anxiety in older adults: methodological issues and a review of the literature.

Recently, however, there has been increased recognition of the prevalence and clinical consequences of anxiety disorders in older adults and.

In general, the prevalence rate of anxiety disorders is reported to be lower among older adults compared to younger adults (3, 10, 11).