Anxiety Depression Treatment

Generalized Anxiety Disorder


All the symptoms of anxiety can occur in generalized anxiety disorder but there a characteristic pattern comprised of the following features:

. worry and apprehension , which are difficult to control and more prolonged than the ordinary worries and concerns of healthy people. The worries are widespread and not focused on a specific issue such as the possibility of having a panic attack or of being embarrassed (as in social phobia) or contaminated (as in obsessive-compulsive disorder).

Some people do better with cognitive behavior therapy, while others do better with medication. Still others do best with a combination of the two. Talk with your doctor about the best treatment for you.

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