There are many types of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorders, phobia and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Anyone can develop this disorder. Genes may play a role. Stress may also contribute to the development of anxiety disorder. Most anxiety disorders begin in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood. They occur slightly more often in women than in men
The patient is anxious or apprehensive and may show signs like sweating, palpitation, dry mouth, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, frequent urination and difficulty in swallowing.
The doctor bases the diagnosis on the patient's report of intensity and duration of symptoms, and the doctor's observation of the patient's attitude and behavior.
Treatment of anxiety disorder involves a combination of medicine, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), relaxation therapy, and certain diet and lifestyle modifications.
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Spontaneous recovery of fear differs among early - late adolescent and adult male mice. - Published by PubMed
The compatibility of clinical child mental health treatment and evidence-based treatment protocols. - Published by PubMed
Distinct Neuroanatomical Correlates of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in the Three Main Forms of Genetic Frontotemporal Dementia in the GENFI Cohort. - Published by PubMed
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