Generalized anxiety disorder in urban China: Prevalence, awareness, and disease burden.

@article{Yu2018GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized anxiety disorder in urban China: Prevalence, awareness, and disease burden.},
  author={Wei Yu and Shikha Satendra Singh and Shawna Calhoun and Hui Zhang and Xiahong Zhao and Fengchi Yang},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2018},
  volume={234},
  pages={
          89-96
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Limited published research has quantified the Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) prevalence and its burden in China. This study aimed to fill in the knowledge gap and to evaluate the burden of GAD among adults in urban China. METHODS This study utilized existing data from the China National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS) 2012-2013. Prevalence of self-reported diagnosed and undiagnosed GAD was estimated. Diagnosed and undiagnosed GAD respondents were compared with non-anxious… CONTINUE READING

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