Generalized Anxiety Disorder

What Is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is A serious mental disorder and it makes peoples lives harder because they worry about everything all the time (all the little things as well), worry about overwhelming anxiety and their fears. It is very hard to control and deal with on a daily basis.

What are some signs and symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

If a patient reports symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder they will get evaluated by a psychiatrist. They have overwhelms fear, dread, shortness of breath and/or worry. That person may also suffer from a pounding heartbeat, and dizziness. If this is left untreated in can cripple a persons ability to lead a normal life.

How is Generalized Anxiety Disorder caused?

Nobody knows what the exact causes for Generalized Anxiety Disorder is but what they do know is that is changes the brain and the environmental stresses that are involved. Also a few of psychiatrists think that the Generalized Anxiety Disorder is over diagnosed in children and adults.

what are some treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Some treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder that they have are antidepressants, behavior thearpy, go to a psychotherapy and sometimes even a mixture of medications (for example: you could be on antidepressants and go to behavior therapy or be on antidepressants go to a psychotherapy).

Does this link to any other disorders?

Yes, Generalized Anxiety Disorder is linked to other disorders. a few are


-phobias

-depression

-panic disorders