Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a diagnosis that describes people who are experience excessive, persistent and destructive worry or anxiety for a period of at least 6 months. This disorder is classified under DSM IV, like many other mental disorders.

For somebody to be diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder, the worry and associated symptoms must not be better accounted for by use of medication, general medical condition or mood disorders such as depression.


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Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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