Each anxiety disorder includes some of the same types of symptoms, but each also has some specific identifying symptoms to help clinicians make the diagnosis.Luckily, the disorders are easily treatable, and most patients find significant relief from their symptoms after treatment begins.If, however, you find yourself regularly feeling anxious and stressed but you can't pinpoint a specific cause for your symptoms, it's time to get some help.
Generalized anxiety disorder is the most common type of anxiety disorder.
This condition displays itself as a constant feeling of anxiety that affects your day-to-day activities.
For instance, if you find yourself going to extreme lengths to avoid spiders or left turns, you're probably suffering from a phobia.
The following symptoms are associated with a phobia: This condition can also be further categorized depending on what is the object of the irrational fear.
The table below shows a brief list of possible reactions/symptoms by age: young children (birth to age 5), school-age children (aged 6 to 11) and adolescents (aged 12 to 18).