Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) – causes, symptoms & treatment

What is generalized anxiety disorder? Generalized anxiety disorder—sometimes shortened to GAD—is a condition characterized by excessive, persistent and unreasonable amounts of anxiety and worry regarding everyday things. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video covers the definition of GAD, important diagnostic criteria, and treatment options.

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Resources:
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/generalized-anxiety-disorder-gad/index.shtml
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/generalized-anxiety-disorder-in-adults-epidemiology-pathogenesis-clinical-manifestations-course-assessment-and-diagnosis?source=search_result&search=generalized+anxiety+disorder&selectedTitle=2~112#H448541410
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalized_anxiety_disorder
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/916933-overview#a3

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