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anxiety disorder

n.
Any of various psychiatric disorders in which anxiety is the primary symptom, including panic disorder and agoraphobia.
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anxiety disorder

n
(Psychiatry) any of various mental disorders characterized by extreme anxiety and including panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder
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Noun1.anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptomanxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
anxiety reaction, GAD, generalized anxiety disorder - 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
obsessive-compulsive disorder - an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors
panic disorder - an anxiety disorder characterized by unpredictable panic attacks; the attacks are usually severe but brief
phobia, phobic disorder, phobic neurosis - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD - an anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images
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One of the important reason of anxiety state is about subconscious moment of frightening stimulant (Morgan 2000) and this refers the state of physical symptoms like chill, sweating, palpitation and upper pulse.
We're only supposed to be in an anxiety state for a short period of time, but in this study the students perceived their phones as a lasting threat because they couldn't answer them.
(20-22) Of interest was the comorbid diagnosis of anxiety (eg, ICD-9 300.0 anxiety state unspecified and depression) (Table 1).
Comparison of the groups in terms of anxiety state (n=130) Experiment Control group group (n=65) (n=65) M[+ or -]SD M[+ or -]SD Pre-operative Trait 42.03[+ or -]4.06 42.65[+ or -]4.57 anxiety State 38.58[+ or -]4.41 38.32[+ or -]3.79 anxiety Post- State 35.01[+ or -]3.19 41.23[+ or -]4.34 operative anxiety F P (*) value value Pre-operative 1.00 0.419 5.12 0.718 Post- 4.08 0.000 operative (*) Student t test results, SD: Standard deviation, M: Mean
The Suok test, however, possesses a unique advantage of assessing the anxiety state of rodents as well as the sensorimotor coordination on an elevated horizontal rod [16, 21].
She says: "I think I have lived most of my life in a high anxiety state. I keep blaming my parents and it would be interesting to know who they're blaming?" Ruby's journey begins with a visit to Vienna where she learns some horrible truths about her parents' lives as Jews in Nazi Europe.
In active CS patients, left (but not right) amygdala volume negatively correlated with depression scores (r = -0.692, P = 0.003) and current anxiety state scores (r = -0.617, P = 0.011).
In light of this information, this study aims to evaluate the death anxiety and anxiety state relations in elderly patients with COPD.
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