Anxiety Disorders

Genuine anxiety disorders are crippling in everyday life. The difference between occasional bouts of anxiety and Anxiety disorders is that while normal anxiety may occur secondarily to an unpleasant event, Anxiety disorders on the other hand are associated with feeling of terror to situations which for normal individuals would be of no concern.

Types Of Anxiety Disorders

There are few disorders which can be grouped under Anxiety disorders, such as the following:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Phobias

Anxiety Symptoms

Treatment

Assessment, personalized management including pharmacotherapy (medication), supportive psychotherapy and cognitive behavior therapy are foremost among various options available for treatment of Anxiety disorders.