Anxiety

Anxiety Disorder

What is Anxiety and what are some of the symptoms?

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point in their life. For example, you may feel worried and anxious about sitting an exam, or having a medical test or job interview.

During times like these, feeling anxious can be perfectly normal. But some people find it hard to control their worries. Their feelings of anxiety are more constant and can often affect their daily lives.

Anxiety is the main symptom of several conditions, including:

  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias, such as agoraphobia or
  • Claustrophobia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • (PTSD)
  • Social anxiety disorder (social phobia)

The information in this section is about a specific condition called generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).

GAD is a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than 1 specific event.

People with GAD feel anxious most days and often struggle to remember the last time they felt relaxed.

We can discuss in more detail what you are experiencing personally when we meet initially.

A safe space to be seen, heard and validated.

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