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  • Oral presentation
  • Open Access

Generalized anxiety disorder: an evolving concept at the border of anxiety and depression

  • 1
Annals of General Psychiatry20065 (Suppl 1) :S19

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  • Public Health
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Generalize Anxiety Disorder
  • Current Definition
  • Recent Treatment

This talk will give an overview and history of GAD, describing its current definition and epidemiology. It will go on to review recent treatment studies. It emphasizes co-morbidity and discusses the clinical and construct similarities between GAD and depression – particularly the chronic sub-types.

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, USA


© The Author(s) 2006