Mnemonics for Differential Diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Remember the differential diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder using the mnemonic WATCHERS.


  • Worry
  • Anxiety
  • Tension in muscles
  • Concentration difficulty
  • Hyperarousal (or irritability)
  • Energy loss
  • Restlessness
  • Sleep disturbance

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