Category Archives: Anxiety

Quick tips to stop a panic attack

Panic attacks are all too common, affecting as many as 11% of the US population each year—including doctors. A panic attack comes on suddenly, with feelings of intense fear or discomfort accompanied b ...

Social Phobia: Always Embarrassed (NIMH)

Social phobia is a strong fear of being judged by others and of being embarrassed. This fear can be so strong that it gets in the way of going to work or school or doing other everyday things. Everyon ...

Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms (NIMH)

Do you sometimes have sudden attacks of fear that last for several minutes? Do you feel like you are having a heart attack or can’t breathe? Do these attacks occur at unpredictable times causing you t ...

Anxiety Information (NAMI Website)

Everyone experiences anxiety. Speaking in front of a group makes most of us anxious, but that motivates us to prepare and do well. Driving in heavy traffic is a common source of anxiety, but it keeps ...

GAD: When Worry Gets Out of Control (NIMH)

Are you extremely worried about everything in your life, even if there is little or no reason to worry? Are you very anxious about just getting through the day? Are you afraid that everything will alw ...

Phobia (ABCT Fact Sheet)

A phobia can be defined as a fear and/or avoidance of an object, activity, or situation that the individual knows is out of proportion to the actual danger that object, activity, or situation poses. P ...