Anxiety disorders are psychiatric conditions where periods of distress or impairment affect our daily lives. Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) are just a few common anxiety disorders. These conditions often cause excessive worry, overthinking, and inability to concentrate or complete tasks, which is often beyond the norm given the situation.
A thorough assessment of anxiety disorders is needed to properly diagnose and treat anxiety disorders. Hormonal imbalances and other medical issues may make anxiety worse, additionally, some medications, as well as alcohol use, may affect anxiety.
Treating anxiety disorders may vary and treatment should be individualized for each client. Medications that target symptoms of excessive anxiety may be prescribed. Counseling to manage anxiety and identify triggers that lead to anxiety or panic attacks may be recommended to achieve the best results.
Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder include:
Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents and Children
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