A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities

Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.

Treatment includes counseling or medications, including antidepressants.

Overview from Wikipedia: (Anxiety Disorder)
Unidentified sources of stress, lasting more than six months.
World Patients: 4.5% of the total population.
Sex Ratio: M:2F
Age Onset: Ages 15-35.
Symptoms: Several different symptoms.
Causes: Unidentifiable, often a combination of genetic, environmental and psychological factors.
Medications: Several types.
Therapies: Cognitive Therapy-Identifying and reducing errors in thinking; identifying “triggers,” “mindfulness.”

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