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What is the difference between having some anxiety, and having generalized anxiety disorder?

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
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It's like the difference between social drinking and alcoholism.
.. Or sadness & major depressive disorder. One (anxiety) is a feeling/experience, the other (gad) is a clinical diagnosis which is a collection of symptoms that one experiences simultaneously, intensely, as quite debilitating & for a prolonged period.

In brief: See below...

It's like the difference between social drinking and alcoholism.
.. Or sadness & major depressive disorder. One (anxiety) is a feeling/experience, the other (gad) is a clinical diagnosis which is a collection of symptoms that one experiences simultaneously, intensely, as quite debilitating & for a prolonged period.
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