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Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have anxiety disorders. Types include

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

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  1. Anxiety (National Library of Medicine)  
    Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert ...
  2. Phobias (National Library of Medicine)  
    A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no real danger. There are many specific phobias. Acrophobia ...
  3. GAD; Anxiety disorder ... Depression and substance abuse may occur with an anxiety disorder. ... Psychiatric Publishing. 2013. Hoyer J. Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder: don't worry, it works! Psychiatr Clin ...
  4. Anxiety Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... symptoms of PTSD very effectively. Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) “In any social situation, I felt fear. ... respond very well to carefully targeted psychotherapy. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) “I always thought I was just ...
  5. Anxiety; Feeling uptight; Stress; Tension; Jitters; Apprehension ... common cause of stress. Feelings of stress and anxiety are common in people who feel depressed and ...
  6. Anxiety and Depression Association of America (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)  
    ... Time About Everything Learn more about GAD. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is extreme unrelenting worry and fear, ... It's Difficult to Speak Learn more about social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety disorder is the persistent fear ...
  7. Anxiety Disorders (Nemours Foundation)  
    What Is Anxiety? Liam had always looked out for his younger brother Sam. But whenever Sam took the late bus after ... and sweaty palms might continue, too. Continue Normal Anxiety Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety from time to ...
  8. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents We all experience anxiety, and although anxiety is not a pleasant ... an anxiety disorder. How can I recognize an anxiety disorder? Anxiety disorders can cause both an emotional ...
  9. Anxiety Disorders NIHSeniorHealth From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... version of this page please turn Javascript on. Anxiety Disorders About Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults If you have an ... to treatment for the anxiety disorder. Types of Anxiety Disorders There are several basic types of anxiety ...
  10. Anxiety Disorders and Effective Treatment (American Psychological Association)  
    Anxiety disorders and effective treatment Download this article (PDF, 455KB) Everyone feels anxious from time to time. ... psychological treatment. What are the major kinds of anxiety disorders? There are several major types of anxiety ...
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