Apprehensive expectation is a state of abnormal anxiety, where a person feels apprehensive (i.e. anxious) in the absence of any real concern. Such a person is “apprehensive” even when nothing is wrong, but they feel an “expectation” that something bad may happen. This anxiety symptom may occur with psychological disorders
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Specific Causes of Apprehensive expectation
Heart Attack: “Many women have a vague sense of gloom and doom, a sense of "I just don’t feel quite right and don’t know why,’ ” says Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, an NIH expert in heart health.
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Causes List for Apprehensive expectation
Possible causes of Apprehensive expectation (or similar symptoms) may include:2
- ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia (Agitation)
- Abuse (agitation)
- Acute intermittent porphyria (agitation)
- Acute lymphocytic leukemia (Alertness)
- Addictions (Alertness, Hypervigilance)
- Adenosine deaminase 2 deficiency (Agitation)
- Adverse reaction (Agitation)
- Akathisia (alertness)
- Akinetic Mutism (alertness, vigilance)
- Alcohol Addiction (Alertness)
- Alcohol Withdrawal (Agitation)
- Alcohol intoxication ...
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- Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ aug2014/ feature1
- Source: Algorithmically Generated List
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