Anxiety disorder (generalized anxiety disorder) is a mental disorder characterized by sustained overall anxiety, not related to a particular object or situation. Often it is accompanied by complaints of constant nervousness, trembling, muscle tension, sweating, palpitations, dizziness and discomfort in the solar plexus. It can often present a fear of illness or accident, which applies to themselves and / or loved ones, as well as a variety of other excitement and apprehension. It is more common for women and in many cases associated with chronic environmental stress (Craske, M., 1999).
In obsolete classifier ICD-9 anxiety disorder corresponds to a common diagnosis - Anxiety disorder.
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