IJMDC. 2018; 2(May 2018): 65-69

Generalized anxiety disorder: a review

Authors: Yazed Khalid Alkhader.

ABSTRACT

Generalized anxiety disorder is an anxiety subtype, it is an excessive concern and stress about complications on most days and it persists for at least 6 months. Prevalence of the disease differs among different studies according to the study population and considered criteria. Risk factors and symptoms were studied for the disease, however, it is mostly misdiagnosed with depression, hence, it is necessary to take proper history of the atient and investigate well before final diagnosis. Treatment of the disease involves drugs, several psychological therapies, out of which the most effective one is cognitive behavior therapy.

Keywords:
GAD, GAD prevalence, GAD diagnosis, Psychological therapies


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Generalized anxiety disorder: a review


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Yazed Khalid Alkhader
Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain
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Received 18 Feb 2018
Accepted 11 Mar 2018
Published in print 18 Jun 2018

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Yazed Khalid Alkhader (2018) Generalized anxiety disorder: a review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 2 (May 2018), 65-69. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1518966687


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