Generalized Anxiety Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Panic Attack Statistics, Chronic Anxiety Statistics, Anxiety Disorder Statistics, Severe Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • About 6.8 million of adult Americans experience Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
  • About 58% of persons with major depression have been found to have anxiety disorder.
  • Comorbidity of Generalized Anxiety Disorder with major depression is 17.2% and in Panic Disorder is 9.9%.
  • Individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder have high rates of depression: 22.4% with Social Phobia, 9.4% with Agoraphobia and 2.3% with panic disorder.
  • The 1 year prevalence rate for this disorder is 3% with a 5% lifetime prevalence rate.
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder is twice as likely to occur in females than in males.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Panic Disorder – Panic Attack, Anxiety, Anticipatory Attacks
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Nightmares, Insomnia, Sexual Abuse, Irritation, Social Impairment, Problems with Memory and Concentration, Intrusive Memories, Hyper-Vigilance
Social Anxiety Disorder – Social Anxiety, Impaired Functional Ability, Chronic Fear of Being Humiliated in Public, Panic Attack