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Anxiety disorders and depression in older adults

  • Karin Hek

Karin Hek

Jaar: 2013

Uitgeverij: Epidemiological and Social Psychiatric Research institute, Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Epidemiology of the Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

This thesis focuses on different aspects of anxiety disorders and depressive disorders in older adults to help unravel their etiology. This thesis first investigates the descriptive and physiological epidemiology of anxiety and depression (Chapter 2 to 5). In the second part, genetic epidemiological studies of anxiety and depression are reported (Chapter 6 to 9).