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Anxiety Disorders 

Anxiety Disorders
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Anxiety Disorders
Author(s):

Michael M. Reese

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214883.003.0039
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date: 13 October 2019

Anxiety disorders are among the most frequent psychiatric ailments in US adults, with lifetime and 12-month prevalence rates of 29% and 18%, respectively. Nearly 30 million people are affected in the United States, with females affected nearly twice as frequently as males. Anxiety disorders and their treatment are discussed in this chapter.

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