The Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) refers to an excessive or unrealistic worry that is unrelated to another illness and can last six months or more.

Unlike people with phobias or post-traumatic disorders, people with GAD do not have their worries provoked by specific triggers; they may worry about almost anything having to do with ordinary life

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) refers to a form of anxiety disorder in which the subject experiences chronic or exaggerated worry and tension, almost always anticipating disaster, even in the absence of an obvious reason to do so. The worrying is often accompanied by physical symptoms such as trembling, muscle tension, headache, and nausea.

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) refers to anxiety disorder characterized by intense, uncontrollable, unfocused, chronic, and continuous worry that is distressing and unproductive, accompanied by physical symptoms of tenseness, irritability, and restlessness.

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A chronic state of tension and worries about work, relationships, ability, or impending disaster.

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