Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Differences in brain chemistry and function
- Differences in the way threats are perceived
- Development and personality
- Panic disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Suicidal thoughts or suicide
- Substance abuse
Signs and Symptoms for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) experience excessive anxiety and worry, often about health, family, money, or work. This worrying goes on every day, possibly all day. It disrupts social activities and interferes with work, school, or family.GAD develops slowly. It often starts during the teen years or young adulthood.
- Persistent worrying or anxiety about a number of areas that are out of proportion to the impact of the events
- Difficulty handling uncertainty
- Muscle tension or muscle aches
- Inability to relax, feeling restless, and feeling keyed up or on edge
- Difficulty concentrating, or the feeling that your mind “goes blank”
Scientific Backing of Generalized Anxiety
Key Benefits of Treatment at Exult
Panic disorder is generally treated with psychotherapy, medication, or both. Talk with your doctor about the best treatment for you.
- Medications – anti-anxiety
- Group therapy
- Access to on-site psychiatrist
- Providers working together
- Tailored programs to fit your needs
Some anxiety is normal, but see your doctor if:
- You feel like you’re worrying too much, and it’s interfering with your work, relationships or other parts of your life
- You feel depressed or irritable, have trouble with drinking or drugs, or you have other mental health concerns along with anxiety
- You have suicidal thoughts or behaviors — seek emergency treatment immediately
Our therapists help you with impulse control, compulsion control, emotional adjustments, and social adjustments.
We suggest discussing all major health decisions with your insurance provider.
Yes, we offer medication management with our psychiatrist in the same building.