Common symptoms of depression, general anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and panic disorder.
What does GAD stand for?
GAD stands for General Anxiety Disorder (less common)
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- Greater Akron Catholic Young Adults (Ohio)
- Garnet and Cubic Zirconia
- Gallium Arsenide Diode
- Gamma Alpha Delta (fraternity)
- Gender & Development
- Gender Alliance for Development Center (Tirana, Albania)
- Gender and Development
- Gender Awareness and Development
- General Accounting Division (various locations)
- General Anthropology Division (American Anthropological Association)
- General Arrangement Drawing (engineering)
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Generic Accreditation Document
- Genesys Agent Desktop (customer contact center industry)
- Geocentric Axial Dipole (physics)
- Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc.
- Germersheim Army Depot
- Gesellschaft für Automatische Datenverarbeitung (German: EDP society)
- Gift Aid Declaration (charitable contributions; UK)
- Global Account Director (various companies)
Samples in periodicals archive:
LOUIS -- Patients with major depressive disorders should be screened for comorbid anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and general anxiety disorder, Dr.
Mr Toole, from Norton, Stourbridge, is preparing a national campaign to launch FearFighter, a system designed to help users conquer a range of moderate general anxiety disorders such as giving presentations through to phobias such as fear of travelling.
The main categories include direct negative experiences reported by family, friends, or the media; general anxiety disorders, and individual personality characteristics (Bernstein, Kleinknecht, & Alexander, 1989; Moore et al.
Gay/bisexual women had a nearly four-fold increased risk of general anxiety disorder and both groups were more than three times as likely than the general population to require treatment in a mental health setting.
The conditions included alcohol and drug disorders, major depression, a mild form of depression called dysthymia, mania, panic disorder, social phobia, and general anxiety disorder.