Anxiety disorders among African Americans, blacks of Caribbean descent, and non-Hispanic whites in the United States.

@article{Himle2009AnxietyDA,
  title={Anxiety disorders among African Americans, blacks of Caribbean descent, and non-Hispanic whites in the United States.},
  author={Joseph Himle and Raymond E. Baser and Robert J Taylor and Rosalyn Denise Campbell and James S. Jackson},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={578-90}
}
The central aim of this study is to estimate prevalence, ages of onset, severity, and associated disability of anxiety disorders among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. Results indicated that whites were at elevated risk for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety compared to Caribbean Blacks and African Americans. Black respondents were more likely to meet criteria for PTSD. When African American and Caribbean Black respondents… CONTINUE READING
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