Associated Conditions for Generalized anxiety disorder
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Generalized anxiety disorder:
Research shows that
GAD often coexists with depression, substance abuse, or other anxiety
disorders. Other conditions associated with stress, such as irritable
bowel syndrome, often accompany GAD. Patients with physical symptoms such
as insomnia or headaches should also tell their doctors about their
feelings of worry and tension. This will help the patient's health care
provider to recognize that the person is suffering from GAD.
(Source: excerpt from Facts about Generalized Anxiety Disorder: NIMH
List of associated medical conditions for Generalized anxiety disorder:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Generalized anxiety disorder includes:
About associated conditions for Generalized anxiety disorder:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Generalized anxiety disorder,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Generalized anxiety disorder,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Generalized anxiety disorder.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Generalized anxiety disorder.
People with Generalized anxiety disorder may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Generalized anxiety disorder
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.