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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Patients suffer from a 'generalized' anxiety which means a constant fear related to several areas of life manifesting itself as 'fearfully and worriedly pondering'. Furthermore other symptoms are permanent nervousness, trembling, muscle tension, sweating, drowsiness, quick beating of the heart, vertigo, and/or pain in the upper abdomen.

A frequently occurring concern is relatives may fall ill or have an accident in near future.

Screening Questions

  • Do you spend most of your day worrying about several things?
  • Is it difficult for you to interrupt this worrying?
  • Do you feel restless, get tired fast, find it difficult to focus, are stressed and irritable or suffer from insomnia?
  • Is your worrying adversly affecting your job performance and/or your private life?


Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.

Anne Schienle

Phone:+43 316 380 - 5086

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