People with anxiety disorders feel extremely fearful and unsure. Most people feel anxious about something for a short time now and again, but people with anxiety disorders feel this way most of the time.

Their fears and worries make it hard for them to do everyday tasks.

About 18% of American adults have anxiety disorders. Children also may have them.

Treatment is available for people with anxiety disorders.

Commom Types of Anxiety Disorders

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Phobias
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder