NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers info on anxiety disorders – 2
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Iím Joe Balintfy. Anxiety disorders affect between an estimated 3 and 14 percent of older adults in a given year. Dr. Jovier Evans at the National Institute of Mental Health, says the NIHSeniorHealth website has added anxiety disorders as a topic.
Evans: This website will offer valuable information regarding risk and protected factors around anxiety disorders as well as basic information about signs, symptoms, and treatment.
Narrator: He adds that anxiety disorders frequently occur at the same time as lots of other illnesses such as depression, diabetes, heart disease, or other medical illnesses. For details on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of anxiety disorders in older adults, visit www.NIHSeniorHealth.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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