Anxiety Disorder




Anxiety disorders include:

  • OCD Obsessive compulsive disorder

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder

  • Panic Disorder

  • PTSS / PTSD – Post traumatic stress syndrome / disorders

  • Social phobias


There can be one that presents or a mix n match combination. These persons are generally highly stressed and need to be loved nad cared for, and be dealt with patiently






Generalised anxiety (GAD)

The sufferer has exaggerated anxiety which cab be debilitating in situations where it seems out of place.

Signs: Prone to expecting the worst faces an all consuming fear which affects their daily life Experiences issues out of proportion Anxiety and depression are different diagnoses, but have common signs including Restlessness Agitation Excessive generalised worrying.

Stress vs Generalised Anxiety Disorder

  • Stress: Linked to a SPECIFIC event                                        

  • Does not impact day to day living

  • Can be controlled

  • Temporary

  • GAD: Worry about everything and anything, more generalised   
  • Irrepressible, cannot be controlled

  • Chronic

  • Irrational


Emotional symptoms

  • Excessive worrying

  • Restlessness

  • Constant feeling of being highly strung

  • Triggerable

  • Irritability


Other anxiety Disorders:

*Addiction disorders

*OCD Obsessive compulsive disorders

*Clinical depression

*Generalised Panic




Psychological stress has been shown to influence physical symptoms.

Here are physical symptoms that can be seed of GAD



Physical symptoms of Generalised Anxiety Disorder can include:


  • Sweating

  • Chest pain

  • Stomach pain

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Dizziness

  • Immobility

  • Difficulty in concentrating              
  • Palpitations
  • Tiredness

  • Insomnia

  • Trembling

  • Muscle tension

  • Headaches

  • Grinding teeth

  • Increased breathing rate

  • Increased heart rate and blood pressure









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