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What are the symptoms of anxiety disorder?

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In brief: Various

There are several different types of anxiety disorders, ranging from generalized anxiety disorder to panic disorder and others such as social anxiety, etc.
Generalized anxiety is marked by excessive worry, motor tension, feeling overwhelmed, and restlessness. Often times, sleep will be impaired. Treatment of anxiety disorders may involve medication and/ or cognitive psychotherapy.

In brief: Various

There are several different types of anxiety disorders, ranging from generalized anxiety disorder to panic disorder and others such as social anxiety, etc.
Generalized anxiety is marked by excessive worry, motor tension, feeling overwhelmed, and restlessness. Often times, sleep will be impaired. Treatment of anxiety disorders may involve medication and/ or cognitive psychotherapy.
Dr. Brandon Riesenmy
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
People who grow up under difficult / impossible circumstances are often poorly prepared to cope with the normal stresses and demands of adult life, which are hard enough on anyone. Today's cognitive therapy focuses on learning new skills rather than talking about feelings or "working through." Be brave -- people are ready to help.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Generalized Anxiety includes excessive worry and apprehensive expectation which is often for more than 6 months. This can be due to relationships, work or finances
Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Different Types

There are different types of anxiety disorder, and they can present differently.
Generalized anxiety would present with a persistent level of worry about many everyday activities. The anxiety is present most of the time. Another type is panic disorder, which refers to severe episodes of intense fear, often accompanied by physical symptoms of increased heart rate, sweating, and shortness of breath.

In brief: Different Types

There are different types of anxiety disorder, and they can present differently.
Generalized anxiety would present with a persistent level of worry about many everyday activities. The anxiety is present most of the time. Another type is panic disorder, which refers to severe episodes of intense fear, often accompanied by physical symptoms of increased heart rate, sweating, and shortness of breath.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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