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I Have Been Diagnosed With Clinical Anxiety

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    I was diagnosed with GAD several years ago. Its secondary to a life threatening heart problem that I have and the ICD I live with. Its difficult to describe the overwhelming nature of it to people who haven't experienced it, but its like that feeling you have before a major exam...
    K8EB K8EB 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    There Is A Light At The End Of This Dark, Dark Tunnel Of Clinical Anxiety.

    I was recently diagnosed with clinical anxiety "GAD" about two months ago now. I am 17 going to be 18 this september, so I am very young, but have found out this usually occurs around my age. I noticed there was something just not right about me back when I was in the 9th grade...
    asherc25 asherc25 18-21 Jul 29, 2010

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