Symptoms And Symptoms Of Anxiety Disorders

2072 Words Dec 8th, 2014 9 Pages
Anxiety disorders are associated with significant distress, reduced quality of life as well as mental internal complications with ones self. Most people know what its like to have had that anxious feeling of butterflies, first day jitters or even the feeling of fear. However having an anxiety disorder doesn 't necessarily compare to those “butterflies”. Anxiety disorders are serious mental illnesses that can keep one from coping, and disrupt the lives of people living with a constant fear worry and doubt. Anxiety is the most common in mental/emotional disorders. When untreated, anxiety can push people into avoiding simple day to day interactions and encounters, that can possibly trigger and worsen their anxiety. The severity of anxiety can be so uncomfortable and shameful that some victims of anxiety face high depression, alcohol and substance abuse. Scientists have come up with biological and psychological components to each anxiety disorder. Depending on the severity of the anxiety, behavioral psychotherapy and medication as its last resort, is one of the best forms of treatment. These anxiety disorders range from panic disorder (PD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). All four of these illnesses comes with a price of their own unique symptoms and complications. {Mark D. Ph.D (2005)} Data/Facts Panic disorder (PD) also associated with agoraphobia, is a type of anxiety disorder in which…
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