Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

By Dimarco,Adrian, and justin

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder is diagnosed by difficulty controlling your feelings of worry, restlessness, fatigue, trouble concentrating, irritability,muscle tension, or sleep problems.


people diagnosed with this usually get treatment for this in the form of psychotherapy and medications such as antidepressants, busopirene(anti-anxiety meds) and benzodiazepines (sedatives)


with this disorder people may want to commit suicide because they dont want to deal with the worry.

psychotherapy is talking with your psychologist about your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors to better respond to life's challenges.

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A sign that you can identify is coughing,bleeding,dizziness, and passing out.

a negative stereotype is People with generalized anxiety are weak and should just pull themselves together, Avoiding anxiety-producing situations is a good way to manage GAD, andSince anxiety is "in your head," anxiety disorders are not true illnesses.

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they are anti-social and get scared fast. Apossibl cause of GAD is the person's brain disfunction. There are over 1 million people in the U.S.A diagnosed withn GAD. the reason why people with GAD might not seek help for it is that they are too scared to ask for help. If you seem to think you have GAD contact your physician or therapist. To not get this keep a calm, relaxed outlook on life

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