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How to know if I have an anxiety disorder?

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Dr. Debra Kissen
ADHD & Autism

In brief: Anxiety disorder

It is inevitable to experience some moments of feeling on edge and overwhelmed.
But when does stress shift from being adaptive to being crippling? In general, one has entered the realm of anxiety disorders when you feel constantly tense and worried and anxiety interferes with your work, school, or family responsibilities. Speak with your internist or a mental health provider to further discuss.

In brief: Anxiety disorder

It is inevitable to experience some moments of feeling on edge and overwhelmed.
But when does stress shift from being adaptive to being crippling? In general, one has entered the realm of anxiety disorders when you feel constantly tense and worried and anxiety interferes with your work, school, or family responsibilities. Speak with your internist or a mental health provider to further discuss.
Dr. Debra Kissen
Dr. Debra Kissen
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