Anxiety Disorders are very common psychological disorders all around the world. Anxiety Disorders include:
- Panic Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Phobias (e.g., spiders, snakes, heights, flying etc.)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
All Anxiety Disorders mentioned above can cause overwhelming and persistent anxiety, fear, and in general decrease the quality of our lives. Fortunately, the vast majority of those with an Anxiety Disorder can be helped with the right professional care. Most experts agree that anxiety disorders are caused by a combination of both biological and environmental factors. Individual psychotherapy can help individuals learn coping skills to manage their anxiety. Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) has been found to be effective in the treatment of many anxiety disorders.