generalized anxiety disorder


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  • noun

Synonyms for generalized anxiety disorder

an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months

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Bionomics' lead drug candidate BNC210, currently in Phase 2 for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, is a novel, proprietary negative allosteric modulator of the alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.
The open-label study was an extension of three 8-week placebo-controlled trials that demonstrated escitalopram (Lexapro) to be effective in the short-term treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
In many instances, patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) also experience symptoms of clinical depression.
The age-adjusted cardiovascular event rate in the 106 Heart and Soul participants with baseline generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) was 9.
The most common anxiety disorders, as defined by the 'Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder' (American Psychiatric Association, 1994), are specific phobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute stress disorder and separation anxiety disorder.
The trial randomly assigned 68 Group Health patients with generalized anxiety disorder to 10 one-hour sessions in pleasant, relaxing environments, each presided over by a licensed massage therapists who delivered either massage or one of two control treatments: Relaxation therapy - breathing deeply while lying down; Thermotherapy - having arms and legs wrapped intermittently with heating pads and warm towels.
Contributors include panic and phobic disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorders and acute stress disorders in their considerations of phenomenology and epidemiology; approaches to understanding anxiety disorders, classification an assessment, treatment, comorbidity, and anxiety in specific populations.
Anxiety disorders diagnosed among the survey participants during the previous year included posttraumatic stress disorder, panic attacks, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and social phobia.
MIAMI -- Escitalopram is as effective as paroxetine, but is better tolerated, for long-term treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, Dr.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by 6 months or more of chronic, exaggerated worry and tension that is unfounded or much more severe than the normal anxiety most people experience.
Two new studies presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) on the antidepressant Effexor(R) XR (venlafaxine HCl) Extended- Release Capsules, recently approved to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), demonstrate the antidepressant to be an effective, long-term treatment for symptoms of GAD.
Dietz diagnosed Erik with a lifelong case of generalized anxiety disorder.
The report provides an in-depth analysis of the major antidepressants therapies, including SSRIs, Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) and Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs), covering Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Panic Disorder (PD).
The primary focus of this article is on the use of hypnosis in treating generalized anxiety disorder.
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