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Currently, there are no guidelines for reducing your risk of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). As scientists learn more about the condition, your doctor may have more information regarding steps for reducing your risk of GAD.

REFERENCES:

Anxiety disorders. National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml. Update March 2016. Accessed January 13, 2017.

Generalized anxiety disorder. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114697/Generalized-anxiety-disorder. Updated October 13, 2016. Accessed January 13, 2017.

Last reviewed December 2016 by Adrian Preda, MD  Last Updated: 10/8/2019