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Criterion A

Excessive anxiety and worry (apprehensive expectation)
6 months
More often than not
About a number of activities


Criterion B

Worry is difficulty to control


Criterion C 6 symptoms:

1. Restlessness/keyed-up/on edge
2. Easily fatigued
3. Difficulty concentrating/mind going blank
4. Irritability
5. Muscle tension
6. Sleep disturbance


Criterion C child note

Only one item required in children


Criterion C tagline

At least 3 of the 6 sx present
Some sx must have been present for more days than not during past 6 months


Criterion D, E, and F

Significant distress or impairment in functioning, not physiological, no attributable to a different anxiety disorder