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Who is most at risk for generalized anxiety disorder?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Women are at a much greater risk for developing generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) than men. Twice as many women are diagnosed with the disorder. Although GAD can develop at any time in a person's life, the risk is greatest from childhood to middle age.

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