New Tools to Quickly, Accurately Measure Anxiety May Benefit Increasing Elderly Patients
Growing numbers of caregivers and elderly concerned about anxiety: once thought not to be a problem for older people
A new questionnaire and measurement scale to evaluate anxiety may be welcomed by the growing number of senior citizens concerned about the disorder because of the simplicity and rapid results determination using these tools. Anxiety becomes more common as we get older, according to the American Geriatrics Society Foundation, because medical, psychological, and social problems tend to build up.
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