Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the US and affect about 40 million American adults every year. Anxiety disorder is also the single biggest clinical risk for the development of depression.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) involves excessive worry about ordinary, day-to-day issues, such as health, money, work, and family.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by excessive orderliness, perfectionism, attention to details, and a need for control in relating to others.
Panic Disorder is characterized by episodic, unexpected panic attacks that occur without a clear trigger.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) involves flashbacks, nightmares, or uncontrollable thoughts that are triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.
Social Anxiety is a fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people.
- Bipolar Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
Treatment for these conditions are best guided by a psychiatrist who specializes in diagnosing and treating more complex mental health conditions.