Generalized anxiety disorder affects 6.8 million American adults each year and causes overwhelming distress. This self-assessment can help people identify if they have the condition.
Have you had persistent, overwhelming worry or stress related to multiple activities or events?
Have you been unable to control rumination (i.e., the obsession over unknown outcomes)?
Has your anxiousness led to constant fatigue?
Have you had difficulty concentrating?
Have you become more irritable than usual?
Has your anxiety disrupted your sleeping habits?
Has your distress disturbed social or professional functioning?
Has your anxiety led to a reliance on drugs or alcohol to cope?
Have you been depressed due to constant anxiousness?
Does your family have a history of generalized anxiety disorder or a similar mental illness?
Has a friend or family member noticed you excessively worrying about everyday activities or events?
Has your anxiousness led to altered eating habits and a change in weight?
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