Anxiety And Stress

A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities.

Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry and restlessness.

Treatment includes counseling or medication, including antidepressants.


  • Behavioral: hyper vigilance, irritability, or restlessness
  • Cognitive: lack of concentration, racing thoughts, or unwanted thoughts
  • Whole body: fatigue or sweating
  • Also common: anxiety, excessive worry, fear, feeling of impending doom, insomnia, nausea, palpitations, or trembling.