Definition of Anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
Symptoms of Anxiety: Whole body: fatigue, restlessness, or sweating
Behavioral: hypervigilance or irritability
Cognitive: racing thoughts or unwanted thoughts
Also common: anxiety, excessive worry, fear, feeling of impending doom, insomnia, nausea, poor concentration, sensation of an abnormal heartbeat, or trembling
Impact Anxiety has on kids: The life of someone suffering with generalized anxiety disorder is plagued by a constant state of worry, fear and dread. Eventually, the worry produced by the anxiety disorder so dominates her thinking that it interferes with daily functioning, including work, school, social activities and relationships. Commonly, the person suffering from GAD is incapacitated during episodes and feels completely overwhelmed by her feelings.