an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent state of anxiety that exists independently of any particular stressful situation. (485)
Syndrome characterized by excessive anxiety, restlessness, inability to concentrate, and worry occurring more days than not for period of at least six months.
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.