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Anxiety Disorders

What are Anxiety Disorders?

An anxiety disorder is a mental health condition that causes an individual to experience chronic and irrational worry, stress, fear or dread. These disorders can be debilitating for sufferers as they often interfere with daily activities including job performance, school work and relationships. There are several types of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder (PD) , social phobia related-disorders such as specific/isolated phobias .


Occasional feelings of anxiousness are definitely normal but when these feelings become persistent it means the person has developed an Anxiety Disorder which stops them from living their lives normally due to constant worrying about things like what could go wrong in future etc.. There’s no one type of Anxiety Disorders; rather there are several types of anxiety disorders, including:


  • Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Panic disorder

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also called social phobia

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