Chapter 33. Anxiety Disorders: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch33

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Anxiety Disorders: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch33

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD);
  • GAD – feeling tense, jumpy, and irritable;
  • GAD with hypomania;
  • Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study (ECA);
  • posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute stress disorder (ASD);
  • mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and panic disorder;
  • thyrotoxicosis and GAD;
  • maintenance psychotherapeutic treatments – cognitive–behavioral therapy;
  • benzodiazepines in GAD