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What are the types of anxiety disorders? At Star Point counseling Center IN Tampa Fl, And Brandon Fl

Anxiety in Tampa Fl, and Brandon Fl, is a vital part of several different disorders. These include:

  1. Panic disorder. This means you experience recurring panic attacks at unexpected times.

  2. Phobia. This is an excessive  fear of a specific object, situation, or activity.

  3. Social anxiety disorder. This is an extreme fear of being judged by others in social situations.

  4. Obsessive-compulsive disorder. This means you have recurring irrational thoughts that lead you to perform specific, repeated behaviors.

  5. Separation anxiety disorder. This means you have a fear of being away from home or your loved ones.

  6. Illness anxiety disorder. This is anxiety about your health (formerly called hypochondria).

In addition, a number of mental health and medical conditions may feature anxiety in Brandon Fl, and Tampa FL, as a symptom. These include:

  1. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is anxiety following a traumatic event.

  2. Major depressive disorders. A strong relationship exists between depression and anxiety. 

  3. Chronic disease. Managing conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diabetes may result in anxiety symptoms.

  4. Inflammatory conditions. Anxiety can lead to chronic inflammation and diseases such as arthritis

  5. Substance use disorders: many people with anxiety may try to self-medicate to help manage their symptoms.

  6. Chronic pain. Anxiety is often found in those with chronic pain disorder


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