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Do genetics cause generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)?

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Some research suggests that family history makes it more likely that you'll develop GAD. This means the tendency to get it may be passed on in families.

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 2, 2020

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 2, 2020

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