Etiology

The likelihood of developing anxiety involves a combination of genetic/biological factors, psychological traits, and life experiences. Anxiety symptoms and disorders are so heterogeneous that the relative roles of these factors are likely to differ such that some have a stronger genetic basis and others are more rooted in stressful life events. Differences that exist among the types of risk factors that precede the development of either a generalized anxiety disorder or a major depressive episode suggest that these two disorders should not be considered different manifestations of a single underlying internalizing syndrome (Kessler et al. 2008). Considerable epidemiological and clinical evidence suggests that anxiety disorders, as well as depressive disorders, can adversely affect patient self-care and increase the risk of incident medical illness, complications, and mortality (Roy-Byrne et al. 2008).

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