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.
1. 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.
Understanding Anxiety Disorders Young Adult: Get the Facts
This is a fact sheet for young adults interested in learning more about anxiety disorders. It gives definitions, treatment options, and resources.
Understanding Anxiety Disorders Caregiver: Get the Facts
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.
5 Physical Manifestations of Anxiety Disorders
This article describes 5 physical symptoms individuals with an anxiety disorder may have.
Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Caregiver: Get the Facts
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.
Phobias: Learning How to Face Your Fears (also Español | MP3 )
This article describes how some phobias develop. It details signs that indicate someone might have a phobia and identifies types of treatment.
Debunking the Myths of OCD
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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