Panic disorders refer to sudden and intense feelings of fear that trigger panic attacks. This disorder manifests in the form of heart palpitations, sweating, and the shortening of breath.
Phobias concerning anxiety disorders refer to the irrational fear of a particular situation or object that an individual may go to great lengths to avoid. An example of a phobia that induces extreme anxiety is social phobia. Social phobia is characterized by overwhelming self-consciousness and worry concerning everyday social situations. Social anxiety disorders usually stem from the feeling of thinking others are judging or ridiculing you.
PTSD is an acronym for post-traumatic stress disorder, and derives from traumatic events, such as being in war. Symptoms of PTSD include difficulty relaxing, unsettling dreams, and flashbacks of the traumatic event.
General Anxiety Disorder
General anxiety disorder refers to the excessive feeling of worry for little to no reason.
Separation anxiety is usually a feeling experienced by a child or an individual who feels scared or anxious when they are apart from a person whom they have a deep, usually dependent connection with. Separation anxiety expresses itself in the form of extreme worry because they feel something bad may happen to them or their loved ones.
Medication Triggered Anxiety
Medication triggered anxiety stems from side effects or withdrawal from prescribed medication or illegal drugs.
OCD or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OCD is an acronym for obsessive-compulsive disorder and refers to excessive and unreasonable thoughts that lead to compulsive behavior. The most common themes of OCD are related to germs and the particular arrangement of objects that usually requires ritualistic behavior to subdue the OCD.