HyperDic: anxiety_disorder

English > 1 sense of the expression anxiety disorder:
NOUNstateanxiety disordera cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
English > anxiety disorder: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom.
Narrowergeneralized anxiety disorder, GAD, anxiety reactionAn anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
obsessive-compulsive disorderAn anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors
panic disorderAn anxiety disorder characterized by unpredictable panic attacks
phobia, phobic disorder, phobic neurosisAn anxiety disorder characterized by extreme / extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations
posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSDAn anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images
Broadermental disorder, mental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion
Spanishtrastorno de ansiedad

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