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What does GAD stand for?

GAD stands for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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The first two chapters of this book for therapists reviews features of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and evidence supporting the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for GAD.
Previous studies have shown that somatic symptoms are common in children and adolescents with different types of anxiety, but somatic symptoms are listed in the DSM-IV only as part of the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder in children.
The rodents, however, may help scientists understand the constant sense of anxiety and fright experienced by individuals diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, says Kendler.