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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Contributions by LionelBQ

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So far, this is the best way I've found to manage my anxiety. It's most definitely a process. But if you keep at it, you start to notice that in certain situations, you automatically think in a healthier way. So don't freak out if it takes a while (easier said than done when dealing with GAD, I know).

So far, this is the best way I've found to manage my anxiety. It's most definitely a process. But if you keep at it, you start to notice that in certain situations, you automatically think in a...

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Shared experience with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and SSRIs 11 years ago

I was prescribed an antidepressant years ago for anxiety and it didn't work out so well. I found I gained more from counseling than from the pills. When I decided to stop using them, I experienced withdrawal symptoms for weeks. I'd recommend exploring other options first.

I was prescribed an antidepressant years ago for anxiety and it didn't work out so well. I found I gained more from counseling than from the pills. When I decided to stop using them, I experienced...

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