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Generalised Anxiety

Generalised Anxiety


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

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07/04/2020
1,434
males

with generalised anxiety
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
07/04/2020
1,995
females

with generalised anxiety
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
07/04/2020
Generalised anxiety is a mental health condition. It is also known as Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD).

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
10
Distraction
19
Worry
significant, difficult to control, apprehensive expectation about general matters
Feelings
9
Agitation
15
Anxiety
significant
7
Distress
significant
13
Irritability
11
Tension
8
Tiredness
Behaviours
7
Impairment
significant
7
Insomnia
psychiatry.org

Causes

4
Genes
relative with generalised anxiety
6
Events
triggers include abuse, bullying
3
Brain
activity, chemical imbalance
5
Uncertain
5
Combination
of causes
nhs.uk

Diagnosis

Adults

For 6 (or more) months, most days:

Worry
significant, difficult to control, apprehensive expectation about general matters
Anxiety
significant
3 (or more) of:Agitation
Distraction
Distress
significant
orImpairmentsignificant
Insomnia
Irritability
Tension
Tiredness
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


nice.org.uk recommends
Applied Relaxation
for generalised anxiety

For relaxationFocus on the presentAdults 12-15 sessions

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

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 12-15 sessions
Therapists

156 online therapists
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07/04/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 07 April 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
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