Volume 5 Supplement 1

International Society on Brain and Behaviour: 2nd International Congress on Brain and Behaviour

Open Access

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

  • Allan Gelenberg1
Annals of General Psychiatry20065(Suppl 1):S19


Published: 28 February 2006

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


© The Author(s) 2006