Anxiety-related constructs mediate the relation between age and health anxiety.

  title={Anxiety-related constructs mediate the relation between age and health anxiety.},
  author={Lindsay A Gerolimatos and Barry A. Edelstein},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={16 8},
OBJECTIVE Few studies have examined health anxiety in older adults, and it is unknown which factors account for age-related differences in health anxiety. Given similarities between health anxiety and the anxiety disorders, anxiety-related constructs, including anxiety sensitivity, intolerance of uncertainty, emotion regulation, and anxiety control, were examined as mediators of the relation between age (older vs. young adults) and health anxiety. METHODS Eighty-six older adults aged 60 and… CONTINUE READING

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