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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.


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