Anxiety Disorder-Katherine Toliver

Anxiety disorder can be defined as a serious mental illness that causes fears, panic attacks, and constant worrying and crippling.

Source:

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-anxiety-disorders

Treatments?

There are medications out there that help people with their anxieties. Also, many people with these disorders will see a psychologist or psychiatrist regularly to gain some coping skills.

Sources:

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/how-to-fi...

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/medications-treat-mental-disorders

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million people over the age of 18 in the United States.

Source:

http://www.adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics

How to tell?: If a person is having personality changes, more fears, mood swings, or multiple panic attacks, then they are displaying signs of an anxiety disorder and should be taken to a doctor to see how to treat it.

Source:

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/anxiety-attack-symptoms

Did you know?: Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.

Getting help:

By seeing a specialist, such as a psychologist, or psychiatrist regularly, you can gain the skill and knowledge needed to cope with your illness.

Source:

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/how-to-find-therapist

Helpful resources:

There are many websites out there that will help you gain an understanding of what anxiety disorders are and what kinds of treatments are available.

For example:

http://www.adaa.org/

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