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General Anxiety Disorder

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Caralyn Gardner

on 17 November 2017

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Transcript of General Anxiety Disorder

General Anxiety Disorder
Chronic exaggerated worry and tension, more severe than most people experience in everyday life.
some causes to general anxiety include; a family history of anxiety, or exposure to lots of stressful situations
signs and symptoms to GAD include persistent worry and fear about situations blowing it out of proportion, thinking of the worst outcome, inability to relax and not think of the worry, lack of sleep, nausea
source: mayo clinic, generalized anxiety disorder by the Mayo Clinic Staff https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/generalized-anxiety-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20360803
anyone can be affected by it, generally women are more likely to be affected
counseling and medications are most affective
Anxiety disorders are the most common disorders in the US, and 36.9% of people never get treatment for and it over 6.8 million people in the US over the age of 18 suffer from it. Women more more likely to get than men. Source: facts and statics by thre national institute of mental health. https://adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics
Places to for treatment around Lakeville include:
Collaborative Counseling, Lakeville, MN provides teen and individual counseling chemical health and group and plat therapy. Their number is 763-210-9966 and website: http://www.collaborativemn.com/meet-our-team/lakeville-mn-therapists
Thrive Therapy: Burnsville, MN 612-568-6050 services are couples, individual and family therapy. https://thrivetherapymn.com/
Healing Connections Therapy Center: Burnsville, MN 952-892-7690 services include individual group family and couples therapy. http://www.healingconnectionsonline.com/

A few famous people who have GAD include Abraham Lincoln, Vincent Van Gogh, and Brian Wilson
Natalie's Story: General Anxiety Disorder
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