Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorders characterized by unjustified worrying. Somatic symptoms usually include muscle tension, fatigue and irritability. As a condition, it often coexists with other anxiety or mood disorders. Psychotherapy and medication are the two therapeutic interventions most commonly practised to treat generalized anxiety disorder. 

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