This article reviews the current classification of anxiety disorders and the frequency of these disorders in older adults. General treatment principles are discussed, and an overview of anxiolytic medications is presented. Use of these anxiolytic agents in specific disorders is then discussed, followed by a brief review of non-pharmacologic treatment approaches to anxiety disorders.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Clinics in Geriatric Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 8 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology