GAD - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] medical 

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/ˌdʒiː eɪ ˈdiː/
  1. generalized anxiety disorder: a mental illness that causes someone to feel anxious on a daily basis

    It is equally likely that those suffering from major depression (MDD) will develop anxiety (GAD) as the other way around.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 16/09/2015