Types of Anxiety Disorders
Generalized anxiety disorder manifests in a vague, uncontrollable form of worry, distress, uneasiness and apprehension. The patient may feel restless, on edge or all keyed up. He or she may harbor inexplicable feelings of approaching doom or menace.
People who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder get caught up in uncontrollable rituals like washing the hands many times or cleaning the table often.
Panic disorders are marked by a fear or discomfort in which sudden rushes of fearfulness are accompanied by physical symptoms such as rapid and increased breathing, rapid heartbeat (palpitations) and dizziness.
A phobia is a persistent, excessive, unrealistic fear of an object, person, animal, activity or situation.
Post traumatic Stress Disorder-
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a collection of psychological, emotional and behavioral symptoms that sometimes occur in a person who has been exposed to extreme trauma.