anxiety reaction


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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
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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.
This means that the acquired anxiety reaction to the stimulus was forgotten," Walter said.
Subsequently, this anxiety response becomes associated with the aversive experience, and the unconditioned stimulus then is able to produce the anxiety reaction.