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Can anxiety last for few years?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Generalized anxiety disorder and agoraphobia are examples of problems related to chronic anxiety.
A psychiatrist or psychologist could be a real help to you as there are a number of good treatments for anxiety these days.

In brief: Yes

Generalized anxiety disorder and agoraphobia are examples of problems related to chronic anxiety.
A psychiatrist or psychologist could be a real help to you as there are a number of good treatments for anxiety these days.
David Miller
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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry

In brief: Anxiety length

Anxiety constitute the most frequent mental disorders in the community.
Phobias are the most common with the highest rates for simple phobia and agoraphobia. Panic disorder (pd) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) are less frequent. Results for social phobia (sp) (2%-16%) and generalized anxiety disorder (gad) (3%-30%). Untreated they become worse and may lead to substance abuse or bipolar.

In brief: Anxiety length

Anxiety constitute the most frequent mental disorders in the community.
Phobias are the most common with the highest rates for simple phobia and agoraphobia. Panic disorder (pd) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) are less frequent. Results for social phobia (sp) (2%-16%) and generalized anxiety disorder (gad) (3%-30%). Untreated they become worse and may lead to substance abuse or bipolar.
Dr. Leonard Lado
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