Clinical Anxiety as a Dementia Risk Factor? (BMJ Open)

Summary

There are some indications that anxiety in midlife is associated with an increased risk of dementia, even after allowing for any anxiety which might have been expected to arise as a result of prodromal cognitive decline / pre-clinical dementia.

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Reference

Gimson, A. Schlosser, M. [and] Huntley, JD. [et al] (2018). Support for midlife anxiety diagnosis as an independent risk factor for dementia: a systematic review. BMJ Open. April 30th 2018; 8(4): e019399.

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