What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder include:
- Feelings of uncontrollable worry and anxiety most of the time
- Experiencing some of the following symptoms for at least 6 months:
- Difficulty concentrating
- Muscle tension
- Sleep disturbance
Of all major mood and anxiety disorders, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) represents one of the most common, but least studied disorders. Although medications and cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBT) have demonstrated efficacy in GAD treatment, a substantial number of patients fail to achieve an adequate clinical response during acute phase treatment. Thus, it is important to attempt to improve outcomes in GAD.
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