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Medical Term:

generalized anxiety disorder

 

Definition:

  1. chronic, repeated episodes of anxiety reactions; a psychological disorder in which anxiety or morbid fear and dread accompanied by autonomic changes are prominent features.
  2. a DSM diagnosis that is established when the specified criteria are met.

See: anxiety

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