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What is clinical anxiety ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety symptoms can

Include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability.
Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. A psychologist or psychiatrist can assess you.

In brief: Anxiety symptoms can

Include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability.
Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. A psychologist or psychiatrist can assess you.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
to determine if you meet criteria for an anxiety disorder (i.e., anxiety disorder not otherwise specified, generalized anxiety disorder, etc.) Take care
Dr. Eric Anderson
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Clinical anxiety

While there is no official diagnosis known as "clinical anxiety, " what might have been meant was anxiety which is normal (like when someone scares you as a prank) versus anxiety which is not (because it is excessive, unreasonable, unwanted, and causes problems or impairs you somehow).

In brief: Clinical anxiety

While there is no official diagnosis known as "clinical anxiety, " what might have been meant was anxiety which is normal (like when someone scares you as a prank) versus anxiety which is not (because it is excessive, unreasonable, unwanted, and causes problems or impairs you somehow).
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