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(p. 481) The Development of Generalized Anxiety 

(p. 481) The Development of Generalized Anxiety
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(p. 481) The Development of Generalized Anxiety
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Ronald M. Rapee

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195123630.003.0021
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date: 13 November 2019

This chapter describes research into the origins and development of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It outlines features of GAD, models of the maintenance of GAD, factors important to the development of GAD (temperament, genetic factors, environmental factors, transmission of parental anxiety, parent reaction, and peer relationships. It also presents a model of the development of GAD.

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