Worry FAQs:

Q: Is worry described as a response to a moderate challenge for when the subject has inadequate skills?

A: Yes.

Q: Is worry a verbal linguistic?

A: Yes, and thought based activity, which arises as an attempt to inhibit vivid mental imagery and associated somatic and emotional activation.

Q: Is worry a primary diagnostic feature of generalized anxiety disorder?

A: Yes.

Q: Is worry caused by desires and can be overcome through detachment: "Worry is the product of feverish imagination working under the stimulus of desires ..."?

A: Yes, is a necessary resultant of attachment to the past or to the anticipated future, and it always persists in some form or other until the mind is completely detached from everything.

Q: Is worry reinforced as a coping technique due to the fact that most worries never actually occur?

A: Yes, and leaving the worrier with a feeling of having successfully controlled the feared situation, without the unpleasant sensations associated with exposure.

Q: Is worry part of Perseverative Cognition?

A: Yes, As an emotion "worry" is experienced from anxiety or concern about a real or imagined issue, often personal issues such as health or finances, or external broader issues such as environmental pollution, social structure or technological change.