Diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Evaluation of Medical Disorders
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Chronic pain conditions
- Cushing’s disease
- Mitral valve prolapse
- Carcinoid syndrome
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Heart failure
- Tourette's syndrome
- Over-the-counter cold remedies and diet pills
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
Evaluation for Substance Abuse
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2013 -
- Update Date: 11/30/2013 -
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