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Anxiety

Meanings and phrases

anxiety

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n.
  1. (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic; anxiousness
  2. a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

anxiety attack

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n.
  1. a sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panic

anxiety disorder

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n.
  1. a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
E.g.
  • People often have more than one anxiety disorder.
  • A general anxiety disorder (GAD) algorithm was released in 2006.
  • Such fear can create comorbidity with the anxiety disorder umbrella.

anxiety hysteria

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n.
  1. a form of hysteria having features of both conversion disorder and anxiety neurosis

anxiety neurosis

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n.
  1. characterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear

anxiety reaction

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n.
  1. an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months; generalized anxiety disorder; GAD

castration anxiety

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n.
  1. (psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principle apply to women
n.
  1. an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months; GAD; anxiety reaction

anxiety disorders

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E.g.
  • Without treatment, anxiety disorders tend to remain.
  • Caffeine can have negative effects on anxiety disorders.
  • SNRIs are as effective as SSRIs in the treatment of anxiety disorders.

social anxiety

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E.g.
  • If severe, social anxiety can be detrimental.
  • Bustle praised the story as well as depiction of social anxiety.
  • Evolution of social anxiety There are many ways to consider anxiety.

depression and anxiety

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E.g.
  • Mallman created the album after his mother died and he was dealing with depression and anxiety attacks.
  • In May 2016, Bell stated that she has struggled with and received treatment for depression and anxiety.
  • Inhibition of both MAO-A and MAO-B is used in the treatment of clinical depression and anxiety disorders.

anxiety and depression

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E.g.
  • The symptoms of anxiety and depression disorders can be very similar.
  • Personality can also be a trait leading towards anxiety and depression.
  • The most prevalent psychiatric symptoms are anxiety and depression disorders.
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