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Optimising the acceptability and feasibility of acceptance and commitment therapy for treatment-resistant generalised anxiety disorder in older adults

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BACKGROUND:generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is common in later life with a prevalence of 3-12%. Many only partially respond to cognitive behavioural therapy or pharmacotherapy and can be classified as treatment resistant. These patients experience poor quality of life, and are at increased risk of comorbid depression, falls and loneliness. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is an emerging therapy, which may be particularly suited to this population, but has not been tailored to their n...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ageing/afz082

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Age and Ageing Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
5
Pages:
741–750
Publication date:
2019-07-12
Acceptance date:
2019-06-10
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Pmid:
31297539
Source identifiers:
1031893
Language:
English
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2019-10-03

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