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  1. Anxiety Disorders

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    Anxiety is our body’s response to stress and danger, but in today’s world most of the ‘dangers’ we face day to day are not ones we can fight with our fists or run away from easily. ...

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  2. Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety

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      PDF | More info sheets Children and teens often don’t recognize their anxiety for what it is. Instead, they may think there is something “wrong” with them. Children may focus on the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. stomachaches). Teens may think they ...

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  3. General Self-Help Strategies for Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   There are some general strategies that anyone can use to help manage their anxiety. Although it is always a good idea to seek professional help if you have an anxiety disorder, especially in more severe cases, help i ...

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  4. General Home Management Strategies for Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC As a parent, you can help your child or teen learn techniques to manage his or her anxiety. Although it is always advisable to seek professional help, especially in more severe cases, help is not always readily available. Ev ...

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  5. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    After a traumatic event like a car accident or crime, some people continue to relive the experience through flashbacks and other challenges. It can impact their lives in a big way. This is called post-traumatic distress disorder, and it’s a form of mental ...

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  6. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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    Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a type of anxiety disorder. As its name suggests, obsessive-compulsive disorder is made up of two parts: obsessions and compulsions. ...

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  7. Panic Disorder

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    Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that causes repeated, unexpected attacks of intense fear, along with fear of having more attacks. If you have panic disorder, you are probably also scared that bad things will happen to you because of the attac ...

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  8. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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    Generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, is a mental illness. It belongs to a group of illnesses called anxiety disorders. People living with GAD worry much more than other people, and they worry more often than other people. ...

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  9. Social Anxiety Disorder

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    We can all feel nervous in social situations like job interviews or when we’re giving presentations. But if you’re so scared of interacting with others that it affects your relationships with other people or it affects your work or school performance, you ...

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  10. What is anxiety?

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      English PDF | More from the Plainer Language Series | More Fact Sheets | Listen on SoundCloud   Anxiety is what we feel when we are scared and think that something bad might happen. ...

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