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Acute Stress Reaction

Patient UK

An acute stress reaction occurs when symptoms develop due to a particularly stressful event. The word 'acute' means the symptoms develop quickly but do not usually last long. The events are usually very severe and an acute stress reaction typically o...

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Agoraphobia

Patient UK

Agoraphobia is an intense fear about being in public places where you feel escape might be difficult. So you tend to avoid public places, and may not even venture out from home. It can greatly affect your life. Treatment can work well in many cases.

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Agoraphobia

the NHS website

Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult, or help wouldn't be available if things go wrong. Many people assume that agoraphobia is simply a fear of open spaces but it is more complex than that. A per...

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Anticipatory Anxiety

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Anticipatory anxiety is where a person experiences increased levels of anxiety by thinking about an event or situation in the future. Rather than being a specific disorder in its own right, anticipatory anxiety is a symptom commonly found in a number...

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Anxiety

Patient UK

Most people feel anxious from time to time. However, anxiety can become abnormal if it interferes with your day-to-day activities. Anxiety is a symptom of various anxiety disorders which are discussed below. They can often be treated. Treatments incl...

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Anxiety Disorder in Adults

the NHS website

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point in their life – for example, you may feel worried and anxious about sitting an exam, or having a medical test or job int...

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Anxiety disorders in children

the NHS website

It’s normal for children to feel worried or anxious from time to time, such as when they’re starting school or nursery, or moving to a new area. But for some children, anxiety affects their behaviour and thoughts on a daily basis, interfering with th...

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不安障害、パニック発作、恐怖症:キー・ファクト Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

不安とは、人間が持つ自然な恐怖の感覚で、安全が脅かされたり困難な状況に直面した時に誰もが感じるものです。不安があることで、危険な状況を回避したり、用心深くなったり、困難に取り組もうとする意欲がわいてきたりします。ところが、その不安が強すぎると、やりたいと思っていることまでできなくなってしまいます。こういう状態になると、不安は病気と呼べるところまで発展しています。不安障害や恐怖症は珍しいものではなく、10人中1人が、一生のうちに一度はかかるとされています。 唐突に、何の前触れもなく押...

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Lęk, panika i fobie: główne fakty Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Prawie co dziesiąta osoba w jakimś momencie swojego życia doświadczy lęków i fobii. Lęk jest normalnym ludzkim uczuciem strachu, które wszyscy odczuwamy w obliczu zagrożenia lub poważnych trudności. Dzięki niemu trzymamy się na baczności, co pozwala...

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Ansiedad, Pánico y Fobias: Puntos clave Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

La ansiedad y las fobias afectan alrededor de una de cada diez personas en algún momento de sus vidas. La ansiedad es el sentimiento normal de temor que todos experimentamos cuando nos enfrentamos a situaciones amenazantes o difíciles. Nos puede ayud...

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اینگزائٹی(گھبراہٹ) اور فوبیا Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

گھبراہٹ ایک عام انسانی احساس ہے۔ ہم سب کو اس کا تجربہ اس وقت ہوتا ہے جب ہم کسی مشکل یا کڑے وقت سے گذرتے ہیں۔ خطرات سے بچاؤ، چوکنا ہونے اور مسائل کا سامنا کرنے میںعام طور پر خوف اور گھبراہٹ مفید ثابت ہوسکتے ہیں۔ تاہم اگر ی...

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Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Anxiety is the normal human feeling of fear that we all experience when faced with threatening or difficult situations. It can help us to avoid dangerous situations, making us alert and giving us the motivation to deal with problems. But, if these fe...

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焦慮症、恐慌症和恐懼症 Anxiety, Panic and Phobias - Key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

每大概十人就有一人在其一生中經歷焦慮症或恐懼症。當人面對威脅或困難時,焦慮是一個正常的情緒反應。它可以幫助人避免危險,使人警覺和產生處理問題的動力。但是,如焦慮太強烈,便令人不能做他們想做的事情。 是一個突然而來的焦慮感覺,使人想離開使自己不安的處境。 恐懼症是指人對一種特定情況或事物感到恐懼,而該情況或事物大多並不危險,大多數人不會因它們感到困擾。

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Benzodiazepines and Z Drugs

Patient UK

Benzodiazepines and Z drugs are sometimes prescribed for short periods to ease symptoms of anxiety, sleeping difficulty and sometimes for other reasons. A benzodiazepine or Z drug will often work well in the short-term, but is not normally advised fo...

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Children and Anxiety (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

This DVD has been produced with schools and youth organisations in mind. It recounts the stories of 3 young people who have suffered with a range of anxiety conditions. The DVD is accompanied by a downloadable pack, that contains information on its r...

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Claustrophobia

the NHS website

Claustrophobia is the irrational fear of confined spaces. It affects about 10% of the UK population. Some people with claustrophobia only react with mild anxiety when in a confined space, while others experience severe anxiety or have a panic attack.

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Claustrophobia (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Claustrophobia is usually defined as the irrational fear of confined spaces. It can be rational to fear being trapped when there is a genuine threat. However, in claustrophobia, people experience fear even when there is no obvious or realistic danger...

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Claustrophobia (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Claustrophobia is usually defined as the irrational fear of confined spaces. It can be rational to fear being trapped when there is a genuine threat. However, in claustrophobia, people experience fear even when there is no obvious or realistic danger...

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Claustrophobia (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Claustrophobia is usually defined as the irrational fear of confined spaces. It can be rational to fear being trapped when there is a genuine threat. However, in claustrophobia, people experience fear even when there is no obvious or realistic danger...

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Finding your way - mental health information for older people and their families in Norfolk

Norfolk County Council - Adult Social Services & Childrens Services

This booklet contains mental health information for older people living in Norfolk, and their families and carers. It may be helpful if you think you have a mental health problem and includes information on conditions such as Depression, Phobias, Anx...

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Generalised anxiety disorder

the NHS website

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point in their life. For example, you may feel worried and anxious about sitting an exam or having a medical test or j...

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Patient UK

Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a condition where you have excessive anxiety on most days. The most effective treatment is thought to be cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Other treatment options include antidepressant medicines, and sometime...

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Generalised anxiety disorder ((GAD) is the feeling of being anxious about almost everything and anything for no real apparent reason. Often, people affected by GAD will feel overly worried about a wide range of things relating to a variety of topics ...

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Health Anxiety

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Health anxiety is an anxiety condition that is often housed within the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) spectrum of disorders. Those affected by health anxiety have an obsessional preoccupation with the idea that they are currently (or will be) ex...

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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Injection Phobia

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Many people fear injections to some extent, but once that fear becomes persistent, excessive and unreasonable, then the fear becomes a phobia. Injection phobia is the fear and avoidance of receiving various types of injections, and/or of having a blo...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, with up to 20% of the population suffering from it at some point in their life. The typical symptoms of IBS include either recurring diarrhoea or recurring constipat...

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Lorazepam

DrugWise

Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety. Please see our DrugSearch page on benzodiazepines for more information on this drug.

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Mental Health and Learning Disabilities - Anxiety disorder

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

A leaflet written by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities about Anxiety. All these materials have been written and tested with people with learning disabilities and their carers.

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Mental health in pregnancy

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Many women have good mental health during pregnancy. Some women may already have a mental illness when they get pregnant. Others worry about mental health problems they have had in the past. They fear getting ill again during pregnancy or after child...

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La Salud Mental durante el Embarazo Mental health in pregnancy

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Muchas mujeres tienen un buen estado de salud mental durante el embarazo. Algunas mujeres pueden ya tener una enfermedad mental cuando se quedan embarazadas. Hay otras que se preocupan por los problemas de salud mental que han tenido en el pasado. Te...

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Panic disorder

the NHS website

Panic disorder is where you have recurring and regular panic attacks, often for no obvious reason.

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Panic disorder/Panic attack (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

A guide to the condition Panic Disorder.The common thread between most anxiety disorders is the panic attack. However, when panic attacks are experienced out of the blue without an apparent trigger, this is classified as panic disorder.

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Phobias

the NHS website

A phobia is an anxiety disorder. It is an extreme or irrational fear of: - an animal, - object, - place, or - situation

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Pull yourself together! (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Pull yourself together! is a 30 minute programme which aims to give an understanding of what anxiety is and its effects; how anxiety develops; what steps to take in order to get better, and an explanation of how therapy can treat anxiety disorders.

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Selective mutism

the NHS website

Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder that prevents children speaking in certain social situations, such as school lessons or in public. However, they're able to speak freely to close family and friends when nobody else is listening – for exam...

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Shyness and social phobia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This leaflet is for anyone who finds shyness a problem, or who suffers from a social phobia. It may also be helpful for friends or family who want to be able to understand and help.

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লজ্জা ও সামাজিক (সোশ্যাল) ফোবিয়া Shyness and social phobia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

যাঁর পক্ষে লজ্জা অত্যন্ত অস্বস্তিকর বা যাঁর সোশ্যাল ফোবিয়া আছে, তিনি এই পুস্তিকা ব্যবহার করতে পারেন। আত্মীয় বা বন্ধুরা যাঁরা এ বিষয়ে জানতে চান, তাঁরাও এই পুস্তিকা ব্যবহার করতে পারেন।

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Social anxiety (social phobia)

the NHS website

Social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, is a long-lasting and overwhelming fear of social situations. It's a common problem that usually starts during the teenage years. For some people it gets better as they get older, although for ma...

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Social Phobia (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Information on the condition Social Phobia.Social or public situations of any kind may induce this disorder which is often expressed as a fear of being the centre of attention, or of others noticing the sufferer's anxious behaviour.

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Social Phobia (Anxiety UK)

Anxiety UK (formerly the National Phobics Society)

Information on the condition Social Phobia.Social or public situations of any kind may induce this disorder which is often expressed as a fear of being the centre of attention, or of others noticing the sufferer's anxious behaviour.

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SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)

the NHS website

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a type of medicine used to treat depression. SSRIs can also be used to treat other conditions, such as: anxiety disorder obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) ...

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Unintentional weight loss

the NHS website

Sudden, noticeable weight loss can happen after a stressful event, although it can also be a sign of a serious illness. It's normal to lose a noticeable amount of weight after the stress of changing jobs, divorce, redundancy or bereavement. Wei...

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Worries and anxieties - information for young people

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This is one in a series of leaflets for parents, teachers and young people entitled Mental Health and Growing Up. These leaflets aim to provide practical, up-to-date information about mental health problems (emotional, behavioural and psychiatric dis...

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Preocupaciones y ansiedades: Como ayudar al niño Worries and anxieties - information for young people

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Este folleto pertenece a una serie de hojas informativas para padres, docentes y jóvenes tituladas Salud Mental y Hacerse Mayor. El objeto de estas hojas es aportar información práctica y actualizada sobre problemas de salud mental (emocionales, cond...

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المخاوف والقلق وكيفية مساعدة الأطفال Worries and anxieties - information for young people

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

الاطفال حالهم حال الكبار لديهم مشاعر قوية حول ما يحدث لهم. فى بعض الاحيان يكون العالم حولهم مخيفا أو غامضا فانهم لديهم الحق فى الخوف والقلق.

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