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Screening for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

General mental health questions are often asked at regular physical exams. This may help to identify some mental health problems or show areas that need to be further tested.

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Anxiety disorders. National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml. Accessed January 13, 2020.

Generalized anxiety disorder. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:https://www.dynamed.com/condition/generalized-anxiety-disorder. Accessed January 13, 2020.

Last reviewed May 2020 by Adrian Preda, MD  Last Updated: 7/29/2020