Endogenous anxiety | definition of endogenous anxiety by Medical dictionary
endogenous anxiety Psychiatry Anxiety due to internal stressors, typical of an anxiety disorder, perhaps involving hormone or neurotransmitter dysfunction. Cf Exogenous anxiety.
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