generalized anxiety disorder. In this anxiety disorder, anxiety is so chronic, persistent, and pervasive that it seems free-floating. The individual is jittery and strained, distractible, and worried that something bad is about to happen. A pounding heart, fast pulse and breathing, sweating, flushing, muscle aches, a lump in the throat, and an upset gastrointestinal tract are some of the bodily indications of this extreme anxiety.
generalized anxiety disorder. an excessive or unrealistic worry that is unrelated to another illness and can last six months or more
Generalized anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder involving chronic and unnecessary worry about events in life like school, work, appearance, money, or the future. It is hard to stop this worry and often a teen with GAD has uncomfortable physical symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and â€œbutterflies in the stomach.
see Generalised Anxiety Disorder.
generalized anxiety disorder. A chronic, non-specific anxiety lasting at least 6 months characterized by excessive worry over everything, including the excessive worrying itself.
Generalized anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder characterized by excessive anxiety, restlessness, inability to concentrate, and worry occurring more days than not for at least six months
an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
Generalized anxiety disorder. A condition that causes extreme, ongoing apprehension and tension that are not related to any particular situation. Physical symptoms may include trembling, jitteriness, sweating, lightheadedness, and irritability.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder. GAD is characterized by excessive, unrealistic worry that lasts six months or more; in adults, the anxiety may focus on issues such as health, money, or career. In addition to chronic worry, GAD symptoms include trembling, muscular aches, insomnia, abdominal upsets, dizziness, and irritability.
See "generalized anxiety disorder."
generalized anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder in which a person typically has vague feelings that something bad is going to happen. Excessive or unrealistic worries often are so persistent that the individual cannot make them go away and has difficulty concentrating on daily tasks. Chronic and excessive worry about events that are unlikely to occur is a key characteristic of this disorder.
generalized anxiety disorder. a mental disorder that causes its sufferers chronic and exaggerated worry and tension that seem to have no substantial cause. Persons with generalized anxiety disorder often worry excessively about health, money, family, or work, and continually anticipate disaster.
Generalised anxiety disorder. An illness involving persistent anxiety, worry and tension that is difficult to control and has persisted for at least 6 months, leading to serious functional impairment.
generalized anxiety disorder. A mental disorder whose primary characteristic is an all-pervasive, "free-floating" anxiety. A member of the diagnostic category "anxiety disorders," which also includes phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorders. See also anxiety disorders.
generalized anxiety disorder. a mental disorder characterized by chronic, excessive worry and fear that seems to have no real cause. Children or adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder often worry a lot about things such as future events, past behaviors, social acceptance, family matters, their personal abilities, and/or school performance.