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how can i explain to my husband about my anxiety disorders?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Overwhelming thought: Too many thoughts that are unprocessed that occur too quickly without keeping a running inventory over things the patient does and does not have control over.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Why do anxiety disorders develop?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Hx psych trauma: No single etiology exists, but an increase in minor life stressors, [11] [12] presence of physical or emotional trauma, [13] and genetic factors seem to contribute. A systematic review found that bullying or peer victimization among youths was associated with an increased incidence. [14] a review of case control studies found increased rates in those experiencing civilian trauma in 4 of 5 studies, .
A 21-year-old member asked:

What are the famous medications that treat anxiety disorders?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anxiety: Commonly used medicines are ssri;s , snris , benzodiazepines , & buspar (buspirone).
A 35-year-old member asked:

Could anxiety disorders be treated?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry 47 years experience
Yes: Treatments for anxiety disorders include psychotherapy and medication. The most common medications which are used for these conditions are also used for depression.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Who is the world's greatest authority on anxiety disorders? You know the greatest psychiatrist?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Not one best answer: For treatment, in my opinion there is no one best psychiatrist. There are various styles of practice, and what works for one patient may not work for another. Of note, us news and world report has a list of recommended hospital psychiatry departments, and could serve as a guide. Johns hopkins and massachusetts general hospital are highly rated.
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A 28-year-old member asked:

What's a simple way to say what anxiety disorders really is?

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Dr. Arman Danielyan
Child Psychiatry 29 years experience
Anxiety: Excessive worrying, if you are asking about generalized anxiety disorder. But there are other types of anxiety disorders, including obsessive compulsive disorders; phobias; panic disorder; social phobia and post-traumatic stress disorder. Each has different presentations. You can visit this website for more information http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0003695/.

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