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Table 2 Antenatal generalized anxiety disorder English text

From: Perceptions and experiences of perinatal mental disorders in rural, predominantly ethnic minority communities in northern Vietnam

Scenario 2
"A 23 year-old woman, 7 months pregnant, is brought to the clinic by her concerned sister. The woman has been experiencing dizziness and feelings of weakness in her limbs. She has become fearful for the health of her unborn baby, and is unwilling to leave the vicinity of her home. She has experienced several episodes where she feels unable to breathe and begins to feel either extremely hot or cold. Occasionally she experiences heart palpitations. She visited the hospital during one of these episodes but the doctors were unable to identify a cause."