Anxiety Disorders Research Paper

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Research Paper: Anxiety Disorders Stephanie Hathaway Liberty University

Abstract Anxiety Disorders are characterized by many symptoms and often associated with depressive tendencies. Although the majority are produced in a person based off of their genetic material, other influences exist environmentally that can encourage or discourage the severity of the symptoms and prognosis it has on one’s overall well-being. Early diagnosis and a systematic combination of treatments can help reduce the tensions and encourage a more normal life than what was previously experienced by the person with the disorder.

Introduction Anxiety is a normal part of the human process that involves a reaction to adverse reaction
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A person may attempt to lower their inhibitions by using these recreationally before going to work or any type of social gathering.
A person with social anxiety disorder who does attempt to immerse themselves in social environments will typically experience physical signs of stress such as extreme perspiration while also having an intense psychological response to their fear like worrying about throwing up in public (Ajel, 2008). Each of these contributes to the increasing prevalence and impact of the disorder in the person’s everyday life. Experiencing these symptoms after trying to conquer their fears will only discourage future attempts because of the physical and psychological distress that they went through. The person will be unable to forget the experience and this will cause them to anticipate the same reaction when placed in another social situation. The prevalence of social anxiety disorder is in-turn increased. This shows that a disorder such as this is not one that can go without treatment because of the extreme affects it has on a person’s ability to communicate.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Like many other Anxiety Disorders, an obsessive compulsive disorder is based on irrational assumptions. Just as the title of this disorder infers, it is a thought that exists as an obsession which is played out through a compulsive tendency

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