Anxiety: The Most Common Mental Disorder and Other Surprising Facts
More than 25 million Americans have an anxiety disorder. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States has an anxiety disorder. Most people think anxiety’ is a feeling of nervousness, unease or restlessness. It is, but it can also become overwhelming. People who have an anxiety disorder often experience intrusive, persistent thoughts that interfere with their functioning. Unfortunately, common misperceptions about anxiety persist. How many of these surprising anxiety facts do you know?