Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Psychological symptoms of GAD include:
- Excessive ongoing worrying, even when there are no signs of trouble
- Inability to relax
- Difficulty concentrating, mind going “blank”
- Feeling tense, edgy, or jumpy
- Irritability or restlessness
- Difficulty sleeping
Physical symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder include:
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Anxiety Disorders Association of America website. Available at: http://www.adaa.org/GettingHelp/AnxietyDisorders/GAD.asp . Accessed October 29, 2008.
Generalized anxiety disorder. National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/anxiety-disorders/generalized-anxiety-disorder-gad.shtml . Update June 2008. Accessed October 29, 2008.
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