Prevalence of anxiety and its correlates among older adults in Latin America, India and China: cross-cultural study

@article{Prina2011PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of anxiety and its correlates among older adults in Latin America, India and China: cross-cultural study},
  author={A. Prina and C. Ferri and M. Guerra and C. Brayne and M. Prince},
  journal={The British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={199},
  pages={485 - 491}
}
  • A. Prina, C. Ferri, +2 authors M. Prince
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • The British Journal of Psychiatry
  • Background Anxiety is a common mental disorder among older people who live in the Western world, yet little is known about its prevalence in low- and middle-income countries. Aims We investigated the prevalence of anxiety and its correlates among older adults in low- and middle-income countries with diverse cultures. Method Cross-sectional surveys of all residents aged 65 or over (n = 15 021) in 11 catchment sites in 7 countries (China, India, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Mexico and… CONTINUE READING
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