How to Beat Serious Stress
When you're faced with a highly stressful event in your life, the strategies outlined here will help you cope.
Panic disorder is when you have repeated, unexpected panic attacks and worry constantly about when the next one might happen. Medicines and therapy can help.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
If you tend to worry a lot, even when there’s no reason, you may have generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. Medicine and lifestyle changes can help.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder is a debilitating anxiety that can affect people who have been through or seen a traumatic event. Counseling and medicine can help.
A phobia is an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. The fear experienced by people with phobias can be so great that some go to extreme lengths to avoid the source of their fear.
Adjustment Disorders in Children
An adjustment disorder is an unhealthy emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a person's life. The response happens within 3 months of the stressful event.