Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder is also called social phobia. It is a type of anxiety disorder characterized by an intense and unreasonable fear of social situations. This anxiety comes from a …

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

An individual with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has unreasonable thoughts and fears, or obsessions, that make him or her engage in repetitive behaviors, or compulsions. The person may realize that his …

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Health Anxiety (Hypochondria)

Anxiety about one’s health is a very common form of anxiety that often goes undetected. Often referred to as hypochondria, health anxiety is particularly difficult because it is sometimes hard …

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Types of Anxiety Disorders

The types of anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and phobias. Some of these conditions …

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Specific Phobias

A specific phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It goes beyond the typical phobia, in that it lasts long and is unreasonable in nature. A specific phobia comes about …

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Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that goes beyond normal levels of fear and anxiety that occur in everyday lives. This disorder is very serious and strikes without …

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