Anxiety Disorders And The Anxiety Disorder Essay

1165 Words Mar 9th, 2016 null Page
Their are 4 types of of Anxiety disorders which are Panic disorders, Specific phobias, Generalized anxiety disorders, and Social anxiety disorders.The focus for this paper will be on one specific disorder which is the Generalized Anxiety Disorder. It can be characterized by persistent, excessive, and unrealistic worry, fear, and dread about everyday things that will begin to interfere with daily functioning , including work, school, social activities, and relationships. Many times in life people have to give an account for all the times they judged something that they were uneducated and unknowledgeable about. It creates confusion and distorted conclusions about things and people that are untrue. Many think Anxiety disorders are caused by personal weakness, character flaws, poor upbringing when in actuality it can very well be triggered by changes in the brain, environmental stress, and more importantly, Trauma. Trauma is something a person experience that makes them change how they think or feel about a thing. It is caused by fear or pain which triggers different reactions that can you leave you paralyzed if left untreated.
According to Nami (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in the United States. An estimated 40 million adults in the U.S., or 18%, have an anxiety disorder. Even though Generalized Anxiety Disorders can be developed amongst all age groups, it is more prevalent in women. Why might that be? It…

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