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2. Restlessness and Difficulty Concentrating

When a person is singularly engaged in worrying about nebulous what-ifs, they will often have difficulty concentrating on the here and now. Because of this, people with generalized anxiety disorder lose focus on what they are doing quickly and are often restless. A typical trait is sitting with half-done work while mulling over inconsequential possibilities. They might also move about needlessly when unoccupied, or check and cross-check details repeatedly. Productivity can drop, especially in stressful situations. Work performance and even personal relationships may become strained as a consequence, which is why treating the condition is so important. If therapy alone is not enough, a doctor might prescribe anti-anxiety medication.

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