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    Social Anxiety Disorder - Exams and Tests

    Social anxiety disorder is diagnosed based on your medical history, physical exam, and sometimes a mental health assessment, which is an evaluation of psychological symptoms.

    Blood or urine tests may also be done to rule out other medical conditions that can cause similar symptoms (such as hyperthyroidism).

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    Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- Symptoms

    The hallmark of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is excessive, out-of-control worrying about everyday things. Symptoms include: Persistent fear, sometimes without any obvious cause, that is present everyday Inability to concentrate Muscle tension; muscle aches Diarrhea Eating too little or too much Insomnia Irritability Loss of sex drive For school-age children, symptoms include: Fear of being away from the family Refusal to go to school...

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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