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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 11
First page : ( 4043) Last page : ( 4046)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00733.8

A Review on Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Geetha P, Raksha R Vaishnavi*, Ishak J Mohamed, Shanmugasundaram P

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels University (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

*Corresponding Author E-mail: lgeethapharma@gmail.com

Online published on 26 March, 2018.


As in this century, people are more exposed to the competitive world which drastically reflects as the stressed out individuals that is mainly related to their nature of job, studies related and personal issues and so on. As a result considerable population was diagnosed with one or the other psychiatric disorders. This review is done to analyze the various underlying causes related to the neurotransmitters, family history leading to anxiety personality. And all these psychiatric problems are almost treatable under physician advice. The treatment includes pharmacological as well as patient counseling. Both should be carried out simultaneously in order to get beneficial outcomes. It is found that these patients try to keep themselves isolated in order to escape from the reality.

The prevalence of anxiety disorder is found both in children and adults. The incidence of GAD in men is half than in women. GAD is often associated with over fear and worrying. This patient mostly tries to avoid social interactions and spends time within a small circle. Based upon recent articles and literatures on detection, diagnosis and treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder this review has been written.



Neurotransmitters, Cognitive behavior, Mindfulness practice.


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