generalized anxiety disorder.
wagering or betting on games and events that are largely determined by chance.
Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA):
The main inhibitory neurotransmitter of the nervous system.
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS):
a three stage model of the stress reaction that includes the alarm reaction, resistance, and exhaustion.
the tendency of a learned response to one situation or object to transfer to other situations or objects.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD):
an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic excessive and persistent worry about a number of issues such as family, health, or finances, when there is no obvious threat present.
something (for example, money) that can influence a wide range of behaviors.
part of DNA that is responsible for the transmission of inherited characteristics.
the way in which a cell's DNA controls the types of proteins that will be made by the cell.
the branch of science concerned with the study of the inheritance of traits and characteristics and the mechanisms by which these processes occur.
the genetic characteristics inherited by an individual.
gastroesphageal reflux disease
gastrointestinal (stomach and gut)
adrenocortical hormones involved in sugar metabolism that also have effects on tissue repair and resistance to disease. Includes hydrocortisone, corticosterone, and cortisone.
general practitioner (family doctor)
a format for psychotherapy in which a group of people share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, often with the guidance of a group leader.