Anxiety Disorder-Katherine Toliver

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



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.


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


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.


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.


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:

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