Symptoms of anxiety are fairly common as they closely relate to stress, and are particularly to do with an upcoming event or a certain situation in which someone finds themselves feeling uncomfortable. Feelings of anxiety can also arise following a stressful event, where a person may find themselves feeling shaken, or otherwise uneasy. Anxious feelings can often be accompanied by physical sensations, such as a churning stomach, light-headedness, and a racing heart.
Chronic anxiety, however, is characterised by more severe and recurring/constant symptoms which can afflict with someone’s daily life, and interfere with work, school, relationships, and/or an individual’s physical and psychological health and wellbeing. This is commonly diagnosed as an Anxiety Disorder.
There are a number of different types of Anxiety Disorder, including: