anxiety state

noun

Definition of anxiety state

  1. 1 :  anxiety disorder

  2. 2 :  an episode of usually intense anxiety :  a temporary condition during which a person experiences significant levels of anxiety The anxiety state, like kinetic energy, refers to a palpable reaction or process taking place at a given time. — Robert P. Granacher

1904

First Known Use of anxiety state

1904


Medical Dictionary

anxiety state

noun

Medical Definition of anxiety state

  1. 1:  anxiety disorder Similarly, someone who fears panic but goes out freely into public places is not agoraphobic but rather has an anxiety state …—Issac M. Marks, Fears, Phobias, and Rituals …, 1987

  2. 2:  an episode of usually intense anxiety :  a temporary condition during which a person experiences significant levels of anxiety The anxiety state, like kinetic energy, refers to a palpable reaction or process taking place at a given time.—Robert P. Granacher, Traumatic Brain Injury …, 2003


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