Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults

W. J. Burke, D. G. Folks, D. P. McNeilly

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Abstract

This article reviews the current classification of anxiety disorders and the frequency of these disorders in older adults. General treatment principles are discussed, and an overview of anxiolytic medications is presented. Use of these anxiolytic agents in specific disorders is then discussed, followed by a brief review of non-pharmacologic treatment approaches to anxiety disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-65
Number of pages19
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume14
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 8 1998

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Burke, W. J., Folks, D. G., & McNeilly, D. P. (1998). Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 14(1), 47-65.

Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults. / Burke, W. J.; Folks, D. G.; McNeilly, D. P.

In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 1, 08.04.1998, p. 47-65.

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Burke, WJ, Folks, DG & McNeilly, DP 1998, 'Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults', Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 47-65.
Burke WJ, Folks DG, McNeilly DP. Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 1998 Apr 8;14(1):47-65.
Burke, W. J. ; Folks, D. G. ; McNeilly, D. P. / Effective use of anxiolytics in older adults. In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 1998 ; Vol. 14, No. 1. pp. 47-65.
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