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BACKGROUND Worldwide prevalence of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is considered high; in Europe lifetime prevalence has been estimated at 4.3 to 5.9%. High levels of anxiety disorders have been reported in university students, affecting 25 to 30% of the population. Young adults are some of the most vulnerable for the onset of mental health disorders and(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is a high prevalence disorder, displaying high rates of lifetime incidence, early age onset, high chronicity, and role impairment. In Ireland 12-month prevalence of depression has been reported to be 10.3%. A large percentage of affected individuals have no medical diagnosis nor seek treatment. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) has(More)
Article history: Received 29 April 2016 Received in revised form 26 October 2016 Accepted 27 October 2016 Available online 29 October 2016 Background: Cognitive behavioural therapy is one of the main and preferred treatments for generalized anxiety disorder. Numerous barriers can hinder an individual from seeking or receiving appropriate treatment;(More)
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