GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER
in Children, Teenagers, and Adults
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is when a person has real, uncontrolled worry or fear
Children, teenagers, and adults with GAD experience chronic troubling thoughts. These thoughts cannot be controlled and can happen any time day or night. These thoughts can be about anything such as, school, health, friends, family, or anything else that can be on someone’s mind at that time.
Anyone with GAD may experience symptoms such as:
Trouble concentrating in school
Feeling as if they cannot breathe or their heart is racing