Generalized anxiety disorder in China: prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, comorbidity, and suicide attempts.

@article{Ma2009GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized anxiety disorder in China: prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, comorbidity, and suicide attempts.},
  author={Xin Ma and Y. H. Xiang and Zhuo-ji Cai and Jin-Yan Lu and Shu-ran Li and Ying-qiang Xiang and Hong-Li Guo and Ye-zhi Hou and Z C Li and Zhan-jiang Li and Yu-fen Tao and Wei-min Dang and Xiao-Mei Wu and Jing Deng and Kelly Yee Ching Lai and G{\'a}bor S{\'a}ndor Ungvari},
  journal={Perspectives in psychiatric care},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={119-27}
}
PURPOSE This study aims to determine the 12-month and lifetime prevalence of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and its sociodemographic correlates. DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 5,926 subjects were randomly selected and interviewed. FINDINGS The overall 12-month and lifetime prevalence of GAD was 0.8%, and 1.2%, respectively. Being older than 25 years and female, lower education level, unemployed status, and lower (RMB2000/month) monthly income were associated with increased risk of GAD… CONTINUE READING

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