Anxiety

And Everything You Need To Know About It

Kinds Of Anxiety

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

A person with this feels worry on most days for more that 6 months straight.


Social Phobia

A person has an intense fear of being embarrased or made fun of in a public situation, even in the most common, everyday situations.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

This is when a person has intrusive throughts and fears that can cause anxiety. For example, the fear of germs that can lead to constantly washing your hands.


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

A person experiences this after a traumatic event, like war, assault, and accident, or a disaster. They have flashbacks and have difficulty relaxing or doing anything related to the event. When this occurs often for more than one month, they have this.


Panic Disorder

This is when a person has panic attacks, which are intense, overwhelming feelings of anxiety and a range of other physical symptons. If a person has these often for over a month, they have this.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Excessive worry
  • Sleep problems
  • Irrational disorders
  • Muscle tension
  • Chronic indegestion
  • Stage fright
  • Self-consciousness
  • Panic
  • Flashback
  • Perfection
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Self-doubt
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