Most people have concerns or worries about life circumstances. However, sufferers of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) have a pattern of chronic, excessive, and uncontrollable worry that cause clinically significant distress or impairment in important areas of functioning such as work or social relationships.
The main symptom of GAD is uncontrollable and excessive worry. Often, these worries can sometimes be about family members, finances, work, and personal illness. In addition to excessive worry, individuals with GAD may often feel restlessness (or feeling on edge or keyed up), irritable, and/or experience muscle tension, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and difficulty concentrating.
Here are the main treatment options usually considered for panic disorder: