Researchers Reveal Genetic Ties To Anxiety

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Alzheimer's Disease and Anxiety

Increased anxiety occurs in approximately 70 percent of Alzheimer's patients, correlates with impaired activities of daily living.

While it is a less heralded and less understood behavioral change associated with Alzheimer's disease, it also is the most common reason why Alzheimer's patients are institutionalized by their families. For years, clinicians and scientists have been aware that in many cases, Alzheimer's patients suffer from a high level of anxiety. Now Oregon Health