Generalized Anxiety Disorder CBT Worksheet

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) characterizes excessive worry and fears about a variety of situations, events, and activities influencing one’s functioning from around six months. Restlessness, loss of sleep, difficulty in concentration, and muscle aches or soreness are common symptoms associated with this condition.

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder is not a new but a well-versed approach to managing the problem. It targets the faulty thought processing that generates negative thoughts, fears, and catastrophizing to help such people alter their thoughts and behave normally. It presents that a change of thoughts results in a change in emotional experiences like restlessness, muscle aches, etc. Thus, this change replaces unhealthy behavior with a healthy one. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will help people with generalized anxiety disorder to alter their thought patterns, replace the negative ones with positive thinking, experience positive emotions, and manage their behavior issues coming from the problem. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is helpful for mental health professionals, facilitators, or relevant practitioners to help people with a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder. They can use it in their regular sessions or training platforms to help people work on their negative approach or thought processing and replace it with a positive one to manage the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. 

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