With regard to medications, it is being increasingly appreciated that, despite SSRIs being most popularly known as antidepressants, these medications actually may be as efficacious or even more efficacious in the management of anxiety disorders
For example, if a child has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the skills used to help them are different than other anxiety disorders
Improving the detection and management of anxiety disorders
in primary care.
Muscle tension, whether it comes from flexing and releasing muscles in the body, could be linked to anxiety disorders
Among subjects who met the criteria for an anxiety disorder
at baseline and at that time also reported self-medication with alcohol, 12.
Therapy is very effective for most types of anxiety disorders
Dr Raja said that there were many types of anxiety disorders
that include panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress syndrome, social anxiety disorder
and generalized anxiety disorder
are caused by problems in the functioning of brain circuits.
Despite their high prevalence, childhood-onset anxiety disorders
are under investigated.
Challenges in diagnosing comorbid depressive and anxiety disorders
can occur in children at very young ages, and treatment can help.
It is important to see your doctor to conduct necessary testing to rule out other medical conditions that share similar symptoms of an anxiety disorder
such as hyperthyroidism for example.