Questions On Anxiety Disorders And Mental Health Project

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Kelsey Crooks Mental Health Project Fall 2016 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Index Anxiety Disorders Week 1 Generalized………………………………………………………..Page 3 Panic……………………………………………………………….Page 7 Phobia……………………………………………………………...Page 11 Generalized Anxiety Disorder Definition Worries about money, family problems and health on an extreme level. Most have trouble going through with everyday tasks. Always thinking the worst that bad things will happen. Constantly on edge. Causes Unknown Researchers suggest it’s like an escape to distract one from deeper troubles. Researches are still searching for answers from possible triggers such as stress and environmentals factors. Risk Factors Possible genetics Women are more likely to develop than men According to Medline Plus: Signs and Symptoms Trouble with relaxing Worry constantly about everyday things Trouble with focusing Easily startled Constant headaches, body aches, and unexplained pains Dysphagia Urinate frequently Irritable Slight twitching and trembles Treatment Normally treated with psychotherapy, medications, and sometimes both. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a type of psychotherapy. It helps the patient learn how to react differently to situations that make him or her nervous so they feel at ease or less stressed than before. Two types of medications include antidepressants and anti-anxiety Antidepressants May take several weeks to be effective for treatment
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