Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition, thought to be a combination of biological, psychological and other separate factors.
Anxiety disorders can affect how people function in their day to day lives, impairing social interactions, family relationships, interaction with coworkers or school life.
An estimated 12% of Canadians are affected by an anxiety disorder each year, but these are all very treatable illnesses!
The classifications of anxiety disorders fall into separate categories and each have their own set of causes or symptoms.
They are as follows:
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Separation Anxiety