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Anxiety Disorders

Feeling anxious is a normal part of life. If it interferes with daily life, it could be an anxiety disorder. There are several types of anxiety disorders, including: generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), specific phobias, panic disorder, and separation anxiety disorder. You can have more than one anxiety disorder.


Articles/Fact Sheets:

 
Anxiety: A Normal Response That Can Feel Overwhelming (also Español | MP3 )
This article discusses some of the differences between normal anxiety and an anxiety disorder. It also explores ways anxiety disorders can be treated.
 
This is a fact sheet for young adults interested in learning more about anxiety disorders. It gives definitions, treatment options, and resources.
 
This is a fact sheet for caregivers of those with anxiety disorders to help them understand this condition. It gives definitions, treatment options, and resources.
 
This article describes 5 physical symptoms individuals with an anxiety disorder may have.
 
This is a fact sheet for caregivers of those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to help them understand this condition. It gives definitions, treatment options, and resources.
 
This article describes how some phobias develop. It details signs that indicate someone might have a phobia and identifies types of treatment.

Videos:
 

This video discusses the symptoms of and misconceptions about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). It differentiates between obsessive-compulsive tendencies and a true mental health disorder.
 
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