Individuals with generalized anxiety disorder display extreme anxiety that occurs almost daily for at least 6 months. The anxiety can be triggered by a number of things such as personal health, work, social interactions, and everyday life circumstances. Generalized anxiety disorder can cause significant difficulties in social interactions, school, and work.
Generalized anxiety disorder symptoms include:
- Struggle controlling feelings of worry
- Easily exhausted; physically and mentally
- Short-tempered or irritable
- Muscle tension
- Difficulty concentrating
- Difficulty sleeping