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  1. The LEAF Program

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    In 2004, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at UBC Hospital. I was fortunate to be referred to a group for GAD based on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), led by three psychology residents specializin ...

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  2. 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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  3. What is Anxiety?

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Most people do not recognize their anxiety for what it is and instead think something is "wrong" with them. Some people are preoccupied with the symptoms of anxiety (e.g. stomach aches, increased heart rate ...

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  4. What is CBT?

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      More Info Sheets | AnxietyBC CBT, or cognitive-behavioural therapy, is a psychological treatment that was developed through scientific research. That is, all of the components of CBT have been tested by researchers to determine whether they are effectiv ...

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  5. What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, is an anxiety disorder that affects about 5% of the population. People with GAD worry excessively and uncontrollably about daily life events and activities. They often experience ...

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  6. What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 1-2% of the population. People with OCD experience both obsessions and compulsions. ...

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  7. What’s the difference between anxiety and an anxiety disorder?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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  8. What’s the difference between anxiety and stress?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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  9. Where can I find self-help materials for anxiety?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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