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Generalised Anxiety Disorder


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You're
not alone
with
anxiety
Anxiety
is the
3rd
most common reason
for therapy

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20/01/2020
1,420
males

with anxiety
talk to therapists

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20/01/2020
1,983
females

with anxiety
talk to therapists

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20/01/2020

Causes

Genes
Events
abuse, bullying
Negativity
Brain
activity, chemical imbalance
Uncertain
Combination
of causes
nhs.uk

Symptoms

Thoughts
Distraction
Worry
significant, difficult to control, apprehensive expectation about general matters
Feelings
Agitation
Anxiety
significant
Distress
significant
Irritability
Tension
Tiredness
Behaviours
Impairment
significant
Insomnia
psychiatry.org

Diagnosis

Adults
Primary SymptomsWorry
significant, difficult to control, apprehensive expectation about general matters
Anxiety
significant
3 (or more) ofAgitation
Distraction
Distress
significant
orImpairmentsignificant
Insomnia
Irritability
Tension
Tiredness
6 (or more) months, most days

Symptoms are not due to another condition or a substance

psychiatry.org
nice.org.uk recommends
Applied Relaxation
for anxiety

For relaxation
Focus on the present
Adults 12-15 sessions

Currently unavailable
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nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for anxiety

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 12-15 sessions

270 therapists
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20/01/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 January 2020
Next check 01 January 2021