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Generalized anxiety disorder: Differential diagnosis and treatment

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is poorly diagnosed and inadequately treated by general practitioners. The paper considers the major diagnostic signs of GAD, its differential diagnosis, prevalence, etiology, and pathogenesis. Antidepressants from a group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in combination with psychotherapy are the drugs of first choice.

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Tatyana Gratsiyevna Voznesenskaya

Research Department of Neurology, Research Center


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Voznesenskaya T.G. Generalized anxiety disorder: Differential diagnosis and treatment. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2013;5(2):18-22. (In Russ.)

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