Associations of self-reported anxiety symptoms with health-related quality of life and health behaviors

  title={Associations of self-reported anxiety symptoms with health-related quality of life and health behaviors},
  author={T. Strine and D. Chapman and R. Kobau and L. Balluz},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  • T. Strine, D. Chapman, +1 author L. Balluz
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • BackgroundAnxiety disorders affect approximately 19 million American adults annually and have been associated with impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL), an increased rate of adverse health behaviors, and poor outcomes related to chronic illness in studies conducted in clinical populations. Our study was designed to examine the association of self-reported anxiety symptoms with HRQOL and health behaviors among a representative sample of US community-dwellers.MethodsData were obtained… CONTINUE READING
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