Argumentative Essay On Anxiety Disorder

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Anxiety disorders are some of the most prominent mental disorders that people face. Anyone can have them, young or old. These disorders can be extremely debilitating and exhausting for a person to live with. Every little thing they do could evoke the symptoms of their anxiety disorders. Everyday these various symptoms must be overcome for them to enjoy their daily activities. Throughout the world there are many people who suffer from anxiety disorders, a few of the most common ones are Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Generalized Anxiety Disorder also known as (GAD) is a typical anxiety disorder that involves nervousness, tension, and chronic worrying. With chronic worrying every aspect of life is affected. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is different from normal worrying, because the worrying involved is intrusive, disruptive, persistent, and excessive. Melinda Smith, M.A., has her Master’s Degree in psychology; she has fifteen years of experience as a health writer and editor, and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., who was a psychologist and the cofounder of the website helpguide.org describe GAD clearly in their article, “Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).” Their article states, “Unlike a phobia, where your fear is connected to a specific thing or situation, the anxiety of generalized anxiety disorder is diffused—a general feeling of dread or unease that colors your whole life” (Smith, Segal). This statement describes
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