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generalized anxiety disorder

[¦jen·rə‚līzd ang′zī·əd·ē dis‚ȯr·der]
(psychology)
A disorder characterized by excessive worry and apprehension concerning health, daily problems, or other anxiety-provoking situations.
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There the total scores on GAD-7 were highly and positively correlated with other assessment scales and it had clearly discriminated patients with generalised anxiety disorder from control group.
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is on the most commonly treated psychiatric disorders characterised by excessive worry about daily matters, and the presence of restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, and/or sleep problems for 6 months or longer.
This article explores the needs, perceptions and experiences of clients with generalised anxiety disorders (GAD).
With recognition that generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) can be a recurrent disorder often requiring longterm treatment, the current study aimed to extend the preliminary findings (reported previously in this issue), to assess the long-term safety and clinical efficacy of chamomile therapy in GAD.

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