7 Types of Anxiety Disorders

Generalized anxiety disorder, also known as GAD, is the most common among anxiety disorders to be diagnosed. People with GAD suffer from intense and persistent worry. People with separation anxiety worry that something unexpected could separate them from their attachment figure, or that their attachment figure will abandon them. Curious to learn more about the different types of anxiety? Social anxiety, social phobia, selective mutism, panic disorder, agoraphobia, specific phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post traumatic stress (PTSD) are all covered in this video..

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