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					All about Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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              What is GAD?



Generalized Anxiety
Disorder can be
considered as a mood
disorder that is
characterized by various
non specific worries. In
case of GAD a person
could not be able to
sleep, think and function
properly in their daily
activities.
    Different types of Anxiety


There are different types of Anxiety Disorders:


                           Panic Disorder

                           Social Anxiety Disorder

                           Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

                           Generalized Anxiety Disorder

                           Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
     How common is GAD?



GAD is the most common anxiety disorder seen
by most of the primary care doctors. There are
millions of GAD sufferers because almost 5%
people will develop GAD at least once in their
lifetime.
Causes and Risk factors of Anxiety


GAD is more common in:

Women
Younger Adults
Being of Native-American ethnicity
Having a low income etc.

Risk factors of developing anxiety disorder:

Inhibited temperament
Parental anxiety
Avoidance of friends
Smoking habits of adolescents
Life stresses involving family disagreements and health problems
  Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety


Some common signs and symptoms of anxiety are:

 Becoming tired easily
 Irritability
 Feeling edgy or restlessness
 Trouble concentrating
 Muscle tension
 Feeling as if the mind is going “blank”
 Sleeping problems
 Difficulty trusting others
 Tendency to startle easily
   Anxiety Disorder Treatment



The two most common treatments for anxiety are:

    Psychotherapy

    Medications
We are always there to help you



Office Address:
745 Old Frontenac Square
Suite 201
St. Louis, MO 63131

Tel: 314-395-8940

Fax: 314-395-8941

Email: info@spectrumpsychiatry.com

				
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Description: Now days mental disorder is a very common problem in most of the people. But it is not a matter of worry because it can be easily treated with the help of psychiatrists or psychologists. So to get the best psychiatric services you can contact us at 314-395-8940.