generalized anxiety disorder

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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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Reliability and validity of the Portuguese version of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) scale.
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Clinical guidelines and evidence review for panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder.
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Incidence and risk patterns of anxiety and depressive disorders and catagorization of generalized anxiety disorders.
Diagnostic issues in depression and generalized anxiety disorder refining the research agenda for DSM-V.
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Zoberi and Pollard for their update on therapeutic options for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) (Treating anxiety without SSRIs, J Fam Pract.
Topics treated include conceptual and empirical issues in classifying major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD); their psychometric and epidemiological aspects; and whether MDD and GAD are the same or different disorders.
The most common disorders of anxiety are phobias, including agoraphobia, and generalized anxiety disorder.
Fifty-seven patients (mean age, 46 years) with generalized anxiety disorder were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, chamomile extract or placebo for eight weeks.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a common treatment for anxiety and depression, is effective at managing worry and other components of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), according to a study in the April 8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Generalized anxiety disorder is associated with a high use of family doctors and medical specialists and high rates of comorbidity with other anxiety and depressive disorders, says Dr.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy provided in the primary care setting is beneficial for older patients with generalized anxiety disorder, according to data from a randomized clinical trial.
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