anxiety

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overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety affright , panic , terror
something causing anxiety albatross
acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom Angst
neurotic anxiety angst
personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation anomie , anomy
tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability antianxiety drug , anxiolytic , anxiolytic drug , minor tranquilizer , minor tranquilliser , minor tranquillizer
sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panic anxiety attack
cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom anxiety disorder
form of hysteria having features of both conversion disorder and anxiety neurosis anxiety hysteria
characterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear anxiety neurosis
anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months anxiety reaction , GAD , generalized anxiety disorder
relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders anxiety , anxiousness
anxiety, reducing anxiolytic
feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments anxiousness , disquiet
drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness Atarax , hydroxyzine , hydroxyzine hydrochloride , Vistaril
absence of mental stress or anxiety ataraxis , heartsease , peace , peacefulness , peace of mind , repose , serenity
tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia Ativan , lorazepam
drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety BuSpar , buspirone
(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principal apply to women castration anxiety
something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness concern , headache , vexation , worry
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