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anxiety disorder

noun
  1. any of various mental disorders characterized by extreme anxiety and including panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder
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anxiety disorder in Medicine

anxiety disorder

n.
  1. Any of various psychiatric disorders in which anxiety is either the primary disturbance or is the result of confronting a feared situation or object.
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