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What is generalized anxiety disorder?

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Generalized anxiety disorder is excessive and unrealistic worry over at least 6 months. You'll have at least three of these symptoms:

  • Restlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Irritability or explosive anger
  • Muscle tension
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Personality changes, such as becoming less social

From: Anxiety and Panic WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

SOURCE: 

National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

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