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Specific phobias in older adults: characteristics and differential diagnosis.

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BACKGROUND: Differential diagnosis implies identifying shared and divergent characteristics between clinical states. Clinical work with older adults demands not only the knowledge of nosological features associated with differential diagnosis, but also recognition of idiosyncratic factors associated with this population. Several factors can interfere with an accurate diagnosis of specific phobia in older cohorts. The goal of this paper is to review criteria for specific phobia and its differ...

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10.1017/s1041610210000505

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Journal:
International psychogeriatrics / IPA
Volume:
22
Issue:
5
Pages:
702-711
Publication date:
2010-08-01
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EISSN:
1741-203X
ISSN:
1041-6102
Source identifiers:
244352
Language:
English
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uuid:1caf2087-115a-41ff-ba82-75cdebe4c557
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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