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What is generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)?

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People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are filled with greatly exaggerated worry and tension -- even though there is usually nothing beyond ordinary concerns to worry about. These people anticipate disaster and think over and over about their health, their finances, their work, their relationships and family problems.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What illnesses often co-exist with depression?;" ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Adults;'' ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Children;'' "Eating Disorders;" and ''What is Depression?''

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V.

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What illnesses often co-exist with depression?;" ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Adults;'' ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Children;'' "Eating Disorders;" and ''What is Depression?''

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V.

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 28, 2018

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