DSM-III generalized anxiety disorder: An empirical investigation of more stringent criteria

@article{Breslau1985DSMIIIGA,
  title={DSM-III generalized anxiety disorder: An empirical investigation of more stringent criteria},
  author={N. Breslau and G. Davis},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={15},
  pages={231-238}
}
The diagnoses of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) according to DSM-III and according to revised criteria (requiring 6 months' duration and 6 symptoms) were determined by the use of the National Institute of Mental Health Diagnostic Interview Schedule in a probability sample of 357 women. The DSM-III GAD lifetime rate of 45% was reduced by a factor of five when the revised definition was applied. The reduction was due chiefly to the longer duration criterion. Requiring a higher number of… Expand
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