This is the first step to working on your relationship.CLICK HERE to see how the course can help your relationship. Below are videos that can help you gain further understanding of anxiety and how to support your partner.Eventually, the anxiety so dominates the person's thinking that it interferes with daily functioning, including work, school, social activities, and relationships.
A person who has GAD may worry uncontrollably about their finances several times per day for months on end.
This can happen even when there isn’t a reason to worry.
Call your local counselor or schedule a virtual session.
Utilize the counselor as a tool to connect you to your partner while taking into consideration the role anxiety plays in the relationship.
If symptoms of GAD are present, the doctor will begin an evaluation by asking questions about your medical and psychiatric history and may perform a physical exam.
Although there are no lab tests to specifically diagnose anxiety disorders, the doctor may use various tests to look for physical illness as the cause of symptoms.Anxiety is a common symptom of many mental health conditions, like depression and various phobias.GAD is different from these conditions in several ways.If no other medical condition is found, you may be referred to a psychiatrist or psychologist, mental health professionals who are specially trained to diagnose and treat mental illnesses like GAD.Treatment for GAD most often includes a combination of medication and cognitive-behavioral therapy.The doctor bases his or her diagnosis of GAD on reports of the intensity and duration of symptoms -- including any problems with functioning caused by the symptoms.