Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Acute and Chronic Treatment

@article{Rynn2004GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Acute and Chronic Treatment},
  author={Moira Rynn and Olga Brawman‐Mintzer},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={716 - 723}
}
Abstract Clinical and epidemiological data suggest that generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a chronic illness causing patients to suffer for many years leading to significant distress in daily life functioning. The literature suggests the several conclusions. GAD is a disorder in need of appropriate treatment and often has a chronic course with comorbid conditions, such as major depression and other anxiety disorders. Benzodiazepines, while effective anxiolytic agents acutely, when prescribed… 

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