The word anxiety is so often used in popular culture that sometimes, it’s easy to overlook one’s symptoms. Some forms of mild anxiety are vague, disappearing within minutes, hours or days, while more severe forms of anxiety have the tendency to longer, and can affect one’s daily functions and quality of life. Luckily, in partnership with the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, we've created an anxiety screening tool.
What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a general title for a group of disorders that cause worry, fear, nervousness, apprehension, and uneasiness. All symptoms affect can affect one’s behavior and can cause visible physical symptoms. It’s reported that 40 million people in the United States are affected by one or more types of anxiety disorders, making it the country’s most common group of mental illnesses.
As mentioned, there are various types of anxiety. An individual can experience what’s considered a normal feeling of angst, but there are anxiety disorders that require medical and/or psychiatric attention and intervention.
Take our free anxiety assessment to learn your risk of anxiety.