Risk For Health Anxiety May Be Increased In Older Adults

MD Magazine (9/14, Warren) reports, “The risk for health anxiety…a disorder characterized by a preoccupation with physical health and/or somatic/body symptoms, is increased in older adults,” researchers found after assessing “538 primary care patients” ranging in age from 18 to 90. The findings were published online June 24 in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

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— “Older Adults Have Increased Risk for Health Anxiety,” Amanda Warren, MD Magazine, September 14, 2017.

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