Schizophrenia.com

People with depression, anxiety may develop Alzheimer's at younger age

Beyond the most common psychiatric disorders, depression and anxiety, the study also screened for history of bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and schizophrenia. Of the 1,500 people in the study with Alzheimer’s disease, 43% had a history of depression, 32% had anxiety, 1.2% bipolar disorder, 1% post-traumatic stress disorder and 0.4% schizophrenia.

What about sz? I just have sz, no other illness.

I hope I don’t get dementia/Alzeimer bcz of sz.

Of the 1,500 people in the study with Alzheimer’s disease, 43% had a history of depression, 32% had anxiety, 1.2% bipolar disorder, 1% post-traumatic stress disorder and 0.4% schizophrenia.

1 Like

Thanks, thats good news!

1 Like

Oh man, I’m screwed, I have both depression and anxiety. :grimacing:

1 Like

This just seems like a breakdown of the general population with alzheimer’s. Like, those percentages are pretty in line with how many people have each of those disorders regardless of alzheimer’s status.

1 Like

This topic was automatically closed 14 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.