Anxiety disorder

Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Symptoms include stress that's out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.

Treatment includes counseling or medications, including antidepressants.

A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities

Consult a doctor for medical advice

Sources:  Mayo Clinic and others.

Very common

< 0
Cases per year

More than 3 million cases per year in US

Treatment from medical professional advised

Usually self-diagnosable

Doesn't require lab test or imaging

More common in females

Can last several years or be lifelong

Emergency room visit recommended in severe cases

Family history may increase likelihood

Current condition

Child condition of Anxiety disorder