The epidemiology of generalized anxiety disorder in Europe

@article{Lieb2005TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of generalized anxiety disorder in Europe},
  author={R. Lieb and E. Becker and C. Altamura},
  journal={European Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={445-452}
}
The objective of this paper is to provide a review on available data to date on the epidemiology of GAD in Europe, and to highlight areas for future research. [...] Key Method MEDLINE searches were performed and supplemented by consultations with experts across Europe to identify non-published reports. Despite variations in the design of studies, available data suggest that (a) about 2% of the adult population in the community is affected (12-month prevalence), (b) GAD is one of the most frequent (up to 10%) of…Expand
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