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Describe the features of an anxiety disorder.?

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Dr. Taliba Foster
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

There are several forms of anxiety: generalized, separation, phobias, and stress diorders.
If you are speaking about generalized anxiety, hallmark symptoms include intense worry, difficulty relaxing, toruble sitting still, and trouble sleeping.

In brief: Anxiety

There are several forms of anxiety: generalized, separation, phobias, and stress diorders.
If you are speaking about generalized anxiety, hallmark symptoms include intense worry, difficulty relaxing, toruble sitting still, and trouble sleeping.
Dr. Taliba Foster
Dr. Taliba Foster
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Dr. William Drescher
It should also be noted that anxiety can be the presenting symptom of an underlying depression.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety Disorder

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. There are various anxiety

In brief: Anxiety Disorder

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. There are various anxiety
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
disorders.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anxiety Symptoms

For our functioning, we need thinking, feelings, concentration, memory, learning, relationships and work.
All of these can be affected by Anxiety. Anxiety Disorder can have • Excessive anxiety and worrying • Difficulty in concentration • Too many thoughts racing • Irritability • Restlessness • Muscle tension • Sleep problem • Waking tired • Fatigue Anxiety is treatable with good results

In brief: Anxiety Symptoms

For our functioning, we need thinking, feelings, concentration, memory, learning, relationships and work.
All of these can be affected by Anxiety. Anxiety Disorder can have • Excessive anxiety and worrying • Difficulty in concentration • Too many thoughts racing • Irritability • Restlessness • Muscle tension • Sleep problem • Waking tired • Fatigue Anxiety is treatable with good results
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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