Anxiety disorder

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Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.wikipedia
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Generalized anxiety disorder

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by excessive, uncontrollable and often irrational worry about events or activities.

Anxiety

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Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.
Anxiety can be appropriate, but when experienced regularly the individual may suffer from an anxiety disorder.

Phobia

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation.

Social anxiety disorder

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder characterized by a significant amount of fear in one or more social situations, causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some parts of daily life.

Separation anxiety disorder

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Separation anxiety disorder (SAD) is an anxiety disorder in which an individual experiences excessive anxiety regarding separation from home and/or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment (e.g., a parent, caregiver, significant other or siblings).

Agoraphobia

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by symptoms of anxiety in situations where the person perceives their environment to be unsafe with no easy way to escape.

Panic disorder

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by reoccurring unexpected panic attacks.

Selective mutism

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There are several anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and selective mutism.
Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech cannot speak in specific situations or to specific people.

Mental disorder

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Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.
Anxiety disorder: Anxiety or fear that interferes with normal functioning may be classified as an anxiety disorder.

Antidepressant

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Medications, such as antidepressants, benzodiazepines, or beta blockers, may improve symptoms.
Antidepressants are medications used to treat major depressive disorder, some anxiety disorders, some chronic pain conditions, and to help manage some addictions.

Cognitive behavioral therapy

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Counselling is typically with a type of cognitive behavioral therapy.
When compared to psychoactive medications, review studies have found CBT alone to be as effective for treating less severe forms of depression and anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), tics, substance abuse, eating disorders and borderline personality disorder.

Social anxiety

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Social anxiety often manifests specific physical symptoms, including blushing, sweating, and difficulty speaking. Selective mutism usually co-exists with shyness or social anxiety.
Some disorders associated with the social anxiety spectrum include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.

Personality disorder

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Anxiety disorders often occur with other mental disorders, particularly major depressive disorder, personality disorder, and substance use disorder.

Caffeine-induced anxiety disorder

Caffeine-induced anxiety disorder is a subclass of the DSM-5 diagnosis of substance/medication-induced anxiety disorder.
Substance/medication-induced anxiety disorder falls under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-5, and not the category of substance-related and addictive disorders, even though the symptoms are due to the effects of a substance.

Beta blocker

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Medications, such as antidepressants, benzodiazepines, or beta blockers, may improve symptoms.
However, many controlled trials in the past 25 years indicate beta blockers are effective in anxiety disorders, though the mechanism of action is not known.

Posttraumatic stress disorder

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research began with Vietnam veterans, as well as natural and non natural disaster victims.
PTSD was classified as an anxiety disorder in the DSM-IV, but has since been reclassified as a "trauma- and stressor-related disorder" in the DSM-5.

Panic attack

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These panic attacks, defined by the APA as fear or discomfort that abruptly arises and peaks in less than ten minutes, can last for several hours.
Panic disorder is strikingly different from other types of anxiety disorders in that panic attacks are often sudden and unprovoked.

Hypervigilance

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In some cases, a heightened awareness (hypervigilance) of body functioning occurs during panic attacks, wherein any perceived physiological change is interpreted as a possible life-threatening illness (i.e., extreme hypochondriasis).
Hypervigilance can be a symptom of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and various types of anxiety disorders.

Fear

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Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by significant feelings of anxiety and fear.

Palpitations

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They are prone to flare up at times of high stress and are frequently accompanied by physiological symptoms such as headache, sweating, muscle spasms, tachycardia, palpitations, and hypertension, which in some cases lead to fatigue.
Hyperventilation, hand tingling, and nervousness are common when anxiety or panic disorder is the cause of the palpitations.

Pheochromocytoma

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Occasionally, an anxiety disorder may be a side-effect of an underlying endocrine disease that causes nervous system hyperactivity, such as pheochromocytoma or hyperthyroidism.

Shyness

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Selective mutism usually co-exists with shyness or social anxiety.
This personality style is associated with the development of anxiety disorders in adulthood, particularly social anxiety disorder.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, the drugs most commonly used to treat depression, are frequently considered as a first line treatment for anxiety disorders. Medications include SSRIs or SNRIs are first line choices for generalized anxiety disorder.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of drugs that are typically used as antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders.

Buspirone

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Buspirone and pregabalin are second-line treatments for people who do not respond to SSRIs or SNRIs; there is also evidence that benzodiazepines including diazepam and clonazepam are effective but have fallen out of favor due to the risk of dependence and abuse.
Buspirone, sold under the brand name Buspar among others, is a medication primarily used to treat anxiety disorders, particularly generalized anxiety disorder.

Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

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Medications include SSRIs or SNRIs are first line choices for generalized anxiety disorder.
Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are a class of antidepressant drugs that treat major depressive disorder (MDD), anxiety disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), social phobia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chronic neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), and menopausal symptoms.