Expected worry vs. clinical anxiety in the era of COVID-19: Tips for healthcare professionals and patients

These tips have been created to help healthcare professionals, as well as patients, cope more effectively with concerns during the unique challenges of COVID-19. While a certain amount of worry is helpful – for example, anxiety can spur us to be sure to wash our hands frequently and thoroughly – too much anxiety can lead 

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Older person anxiety in the era of COVID-19

The Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) in both its full length (20 items) and shorter length (5 items) has been shown to be excellent in indicating clinically significant anxiety symptoms in older persons, in everything from clinical trials and intervention studies, to longitudinal population-based surveys. Now with the presence of COVID-19, an increasing amount of research 

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Updated list of GAI references

We have updated the list of publications which reference the GAI (from earliest to most recent):   Pachana, N. A., Byrne, G. J., Siddle, H., Koloski, N., Harley, E., & Arnold, E. (2007). Development and validation of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory. International Psychogeriatrics, 19(1), 103-114. doi:https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610206003504   Cheung, G. (2007). Concurrent validity of the Geriatric 

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Screening for anxiety among the older Chinese-Australian community

Our global collaborations with clinicians and researchers are enabling hundreds (thousands?) of clinicians to apply the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory to a range of cultural and clinical contexts. So far, the GAI has been translated into over 29 language and cultural contexts, in turn assisting so very many older people receive more accurate and appropriate screening, 

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