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Generalised anxiety disorder

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Introduction
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event.
Symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) can affect you both physically and mentally.
Diagnosing generalised anxiety disorder
See your GP if anxiety is affecting your daily life or is causing you distress.
Treating generalised anxiety disorder
Although generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a long-term condition, a number of different treatments that can help are available.
Self-help treatments for generalised anxiety disorder
If you have generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), there are many ways that you can help ease the symptoms of anxiety yourself.