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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A psychological condition usually characterized by chronic worry for at least 6 months or more. This may involve tension that is unfounded, or much more severe than the normal anxiety most people normally experience.

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PsychNet-UK Generalized Anxiety Disorder Information Sheet - Description,
Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
 
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Anxiety Care UK - Anxiety is a characteristic feature of most people. In it’s ‘normal’ form, it helps with vigilance, learning and general performance. In short, anxiety is useful. However, in excess it starts to work against us. Extremes of self-focus and apprehension quickly reduce attention and performance, perhaps aggravated by that particular blend of emotions (such as anger, shame, guilt or sadness mixing with a dominating fear) that make up each person’s unique ‘anxiety’. 3/5
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AnxietyUK - GAD Disorder, What is it? - Anxiety UK is a national registered charity (Number 1113403) formed 40 years ago by a sufferer of agoraphobia for those affected byanxiety disorders. Today we are still a user-led
organisation, run by sufferers and ex-sufferers of anxiety disorders, supported by a high-profile medical advisory panel.
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  Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Symptoms, Treatment, Self-help. 3/5
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Mayo Clinic - Generalised Anxiety Disorder - It's normal to feel anxious from time to time, especially if your life is stressful. However, if you have ongoing anxiety that interferes with day-to-day activities and relationships and makes it hard to enjoy life, you may have generalized anxiety disorder. 3/5
National Institute of Mental Health - Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Generalized Anxiety Disorder, GAD, is an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic anxiety, exaggerated worry and tension, even when there is little or nothing to provoke it. 3/5
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Patient UK - Generalised Anxiety Disorder - The term anxiety neurosis was coined by Freud, but now it is superseded by the International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems (known as ICD) 'ICD-10' diagnosis of Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD). (Patients may be offended by the label 'neurotic'). 4/5
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Patient UK - Generalised Anxiety Disorder Assessment (GAD 7) This easy to use self-administered patient questionnaire is used as a screening tool and severity measure for generalised anxiety disorder. Not Rated
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WebMD - Boots - A person with generalised anxiety disorder, or GAD, finds it hard to control their worries, fears or sense of unease. This long-term condition with a feeling of constant anxiety interferes with daily life. 3/5
 
PsychNet-UK Article: Managing Your Persistent Fears, Depression, and Anxieties - By: Stanley Popovich. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
PsychNet-UK Article: When Someone You Know Struggles with Fear, Anxiety and Stress - By: Stanley Popovich
Google Scholarly Article on Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Click Here
Wikipedia - Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Click Here
 
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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Diagnosis, Treatment and Its Relationship to Other Anxiety Disorders (Paperback)

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