Generalized anxiety disorder and psychiatric comorbidities such as depression, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse.

@article{Simon2009GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized anxiety disorder and psychiatric comorbidities such as depression, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse.},
  author={Naomi M. Simon},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          10-4
        }
}
  • N. Simon
  • Published 15 April 2009
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) has a high rate of comorbidity with other psychiatric disorders, including major depressive disorder (MDD), bipolar disorder, other anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders. The similarities between GAD and MDD have led some to suggest that GAD should be reclassified as a mood disorder. The concurrence of GAD with another disorder heightens a patient's risk for impairment, disability, and suicidality. Clinical trials for GAD and disorders that are most… 

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