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Surprising Facts About Anxiety Disorders – 7 Ways to Cope

The Most Common Mental Illness in the World Anxiety Disorder Anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the world according to a World Health Organization survey 20% 70% of adolescents experience a mental health problem, most commonly depression or anxiety who attempt suicide have an anxiety disorder Mental disorders like anxiety with behavioral disorders are the primary reason 20 to 29 year olds are disabled and cause 40 million years of disability. Anxiety is not a first-world problem. Anxiety disorders are in the top 10 reasons for disability in all regions across the World except East Asia and Eastern Europe. Anxiety disorders hit Tropical Latin America the hardest as the reason for disability behind low back pain and major depressive disorder. 6 Main Types of Anxiety Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Long-lasttng anxtety not spectfic to a situatton or object. Quick hit of terror often followed by trembling and difficulty breathing. Repettous obsesstons and compulstons. Social Anxiety Disorder Specific Phobias Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Intense fear in and of social interactions managed with avotdance. Fear of a spectfic Anxtety from a traumatic expertence. situation or object. What are the symptoms of an anxiety disorder? 36% of people with social anxiety disorder experience symptoms for 10 years before seeking help. Respondents in interviews with the US Census Bureau regard symptoms of an anxiety disorder as normal while mental health professionals treat such symptoms as abnormal. Here's how to spot an anxiety disorder: Constantly on edge Insomnia Shortness of breath Sweat Pounding heart Fears remain even though you know the Avoid everyday activities because of anxiety outcome is impossible Do you have an anxiety disorder? • Relax. There is nothing broken with you. • Anxiety doesn't limit you - only your choice can. You can live a great life. • Well known people with an anxiety disorder: SUSIE O'NEILL oly mpian swimmer SIGMUND FREUD founder of psychoanalyst ADELLE singer JOHNNY DEPP WHOOPI GOLDBERG actor and comedian BARBARA STREISAND actor singer and actor Will you seek help? Every famous athlete admits to feeling anxiety. You can feel anxious because you care. Anxiety is normal so be with it. An anxiety disorder differs from anxiety in intensity and duration. It's normal to be self-conscious and embarrassed at an event and enters towards a disorder when you avoid the event because of such fears. What to do about it: Build relationships with people important to you for social, physical and emotional support. This promotes comfort, safety, and recovery from long-term mental health effects. Most people recover from anxiety disorders over time if they are able to restore their basic human needs and get support when needed. Develop skills to perform well in situations you are anxious over. Competence leads to confidence. Unfamiliar territory produces fear and anxiety. Your support network and skill development makes the unknown known. Minimize caffeine intake, quit smoking, and drink in moderation to reduce a pounding heart and body jitteriness. Seek professional help from a psychologist. Feeling good is not a condition of living good. Instead of wanting a feeling to disappear then behaving a particular way, be compassionate with yourself and directly go to the end result of living a meaningful life. Avoidance can manage anxiety, but rarely helps over time. Learn how a world-leading anxiety expert dealt with his social anxiety at: References: Demyttenaere K, Bruffaerts R, Posada-Villa J. et al. (June 2004). "Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorderes in the World Health Organization World Mental Health". Brought to you by Visit for free guides to build powerful social skills, overcome anxiety, and make friends

Surprising Facts About Anxiety Disorders – 7 Ways to Cope

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Only anxious people understand what it’s like to feel the angst when axiety attacks. Being told to “calm down” is annoying. Meeting people is not fun. A delay in someone accepting your Facebook ...


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