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Managing Anxiety Disorders:
Evolving Minds: Applying Evidence Based Strategies

Understanding Anxiety

According to Beyond Blue, anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia, affecting one in four people at some point in their lives.

Types of Anxiety Disorders

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) involves excessive worry about everyday activities, which is often disproportionate and disrupts daily life.

  • Panic Disorder is characterised by sudden, intense panic attacks that cause extreme fear or discomfort. These attacks can happen unexpectedly or be triggered by certain situations.

  • Phobias are intense, irrational fears of specific objects, situations, or activities. 

  • Social Anxiety Disorder involves a deep fear of being judged, criticised, or embarrassed in social settings, leading to avoidance of social interactions or severe distress during them.

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder presents as clingy behaviour, reluctance to be apart from loved ones, nightmares about separation, physical symptoms like stomacha ches or headaches, and distress when anticipating separation. This can affect daily activities and relationships.

Treatment Options

Effective treatments for anxiety disorders include:

For further resources and more information, visit the Beyond Blue website

 

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