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Free-Floating Anxiety

A generalized, debilitating apprehensive mood which, unlike a phobia, is not triggered by any specific object or occurrence.

Example: A man with many symptoms of anxiety calls his therapist repeatedly between visits for advice on his family, work, and medical situations.

Free-Floating Anxiety
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Free-Floating Anxiety. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from