anxiety reaction

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anxiety reaction - 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
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The initial assessment was that the patient was just having a psychosomatic reaction (PSR), a benign psychological reaction to the stress triggered by the domestic quarrel, a severe anxiety reaction.
This anxiety reaction might limit supervisees' opportunities to be independent.
This pilot had been grounded for an anxiety reaction several days before, after a narrow escape on join-up when a friend of his had crashed.
When filing for SSDI, documentation of the anxiety reaction is essential.
Subsequently, this anxiety response becomes associated with the aversive experience, and the unconditioned stimulus then is able to produce the anxiety reaction. However, such theories do not explain why some people are more prone to anxiety than others.
Gumus and et all.,2006, have cited that in their study named as "Examination of Instant Anxiety Level according to Score Sequence in Professional Football Teams", at the result of subjective assessment of sportsman, the perception of possible failure is certainly followed by anxiety reaction (M.