Category: Mental Health

9 Surprising Facts About Anxiety

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…

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6 Tips for Dealing With Anxiety in Public Places

Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, are characterized by significant fear and nervousness often accompanied by uncomfortable physical symptoms. The symptoms of panic disorder are often difficult to manage, and dealing with panic attacks and agoraphobia is even more challenging when you’re in public. Your anxiety about it may never fully go away, but you can learn…

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7 Tips for Living With Social Anxiety

Everyone gets nervous in certain social situations. But if you have social anxiety disorder (also called social phobia), everyday events can be extra challenging. You might feel a lot more self-conscious and scared than other people do in social interactions. But don’t let fear keep you from living life to the fullest. Try these seven…

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Separation Anxiety: Can It Affect Adults?

As suggested by the name, separation anxiety is the fear of being separated from a loved one. It is normally experienced by infants and toddlers during instances when their parents are not near them. At this age, however, such feelings are completely normal. “Between six months and three years old, some nervousness when you’re apart from loved…

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