Show 095 Generalized Anxiety Disorder

In today's show a look at Generalized Anxiety Disorder and some of the on-line resources that can help you make decisions about your treatment options.

If life is looking grim and you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

Michigan State University study on how writing cools brain on stressful tasks.

From Anxiety BC What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Massachusetts General Hospital web page on GAD with good questions to ask your provider at the bottom of the page.

Actor Wil Wheaton has generalized anxiety disorder and in a five minute video he talks about his experiences with GAD.

Therapist Kati Morton has an eight minute video on what GAD is and emphases the point about getting evaluated to know what you really have and appropriate treatment.


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