Generalized Anxiety Disorder

@article{Demartini2019GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized Anxiety Disorder},
  author={J. Demartini and Gayatri N. Patel and T. Fancher},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={170},
  pages={ITC49-ITC64}
}
Anxiety can be an appropriate response to stressful situations but is considered a pathologic disorder when it is disabling and difficult to control. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most common anxiety disorder seen in primary care, affecting approximately 4% to 7% of U.S. adults (1, 2). Patients with GAD have reduced global life satisfaction and lower health-related quality of life (3). GAD is characterized by at least 6 months of persistent and excessive anxiety; recurring worry… Expand
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