There are numerous types of anxiety disorders, some of the most common being:
- Generalized Anxiety Disorders
Symptoms include an inability to concentrate, often feeling restless, irritability, tense muscles, insomnia and an inability to easily fall asleep, and an inability to stop worrying.
Symptoms include sudden panic attacks, a loss of control over feelings of panic or inexplicable fear, avoiding places in which a panic attack has occurred, ongoing fear of another panic attack occurring, hyperventilation.
Symptoms include anxiety when it comes to interacting with other people or attending social events, persistent and irrational fear of being excluded or judged by others, avoidance of social gatherings, having issues communicating with others, becoming physically ill when required to interact with other people or speak in front of people.
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Symptoms include fear of being contaminated by germs and obsessive cleaning or hand washing as a result, an excessive focus on religious ideals, an intense fear of losing things or of not having personal needs met, fear of losing control of situations or behaviors and potentially harming others or harming oneself.