publication . Doctoral thesis . 2011

What, me worry? Adolescent generalized anxiety disorder symptoms and problemematic interactions in the family

Wijsbroek, S.A.M.;
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  • Published: 16 Dec 2011
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Research has shown that Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common anxiety disorders found in adolescents today. Its main symptoms are disproportionate fear and anxiety (worrying) about work-related or school-related events or activities and social relations. Adolescents suffering from GAD symptoms have difficulty keeping fear and worries in check. This causes mounting stress and impairs their functioning. GAD sufferers tend to worry about issues stemming from social relationships in their immediate surroundings. This dissertation examined the relationship between adolescent GAD symptoms and problematic interactions in the family. The studies used da...
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