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operational definition of anxiety

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Dr. Wil Ausborn
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fear response: Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behav ... Read More
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Angst?: Free floating fear or angst, out of all proportion to the situation may be an indicator. Best referred to a psychiatrist or therapist.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/conc ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many sources: Anxiety can come from chemical imbalances, a side effect of medications, external stressors, too much change in too short a period of time, and other ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Stress and Anxiety: Stress can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, unease, and worry.
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ahh!: To me, anxiety relief simply means that the distress from anxiety has ceased.
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Reducing anxiety: There are many therapeutic modalities to reduce anxiety, from behavior modification to meds. A specialist should be consulted to help you with this so ... Read More
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Dr. Terri Faith
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety in dating: This could possibly be a need for a partner in life that is so extensive that a person can develop anxiety when they are having trouble finding the ri ... Read More
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Dr. Kathryn Seifert
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Excessive fears: Anxiety disorders include excessive fear and anxiety and related behavioral disturbances. Fear is the emotional response to real or perceived imminent ... Read More
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
Agoraphobia: The term for anxiety in social situations is Agoraphobia.
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Dr. Valerie Hines
16 years experience Pediatrics
9 mo: Normal social milestone a baby develops typically between 6-12mo when an unfamiliar adult is around and the baby cries.
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Dr. Alison Segal
18 years experience General Practice
Avoiding?: Social anxiety is an unhealthy/maladaptive response to social situations that interferes with your functioning or causes you significant distress. It ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Welsh
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Generalized Anxiety: It's normal to feel anxious from time to time, especially if your life is stressful. However, excessive, ongoing anxiety and worry that interfere with ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Anxiety: Anxiety is a multisystem response to a perceived threat or danger. It reflects a combination of biochemical changes in the body, the patient's persona ... Read More

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