Anxiety is an unpleasant feeling of fear, apprehension, or worry.  It may be accompanied by physical sensations such as racing heart, muscle tension, shortness of breath, shakiness, sweating, nausea, or dizziness.  Anxiety disorders are disorders in which anxiety has become severe enough to affect social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. Anxiety disorders include conditions such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorderpost-traumatic stress disordergeneralized anxiety disorder, and phobic disorders. 

Links to other sites 
Listed below are links that may provide you with more information about Anxiety. Alpine Clinic does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor do we guarantee their accuracy.  These links are provided for your general education and information only, and should not be relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. If you have any questions, please contact your health care provider.

NIMH - Anxiety
All About Anxiety - Mental Help Net
NIMH - Generalized Anxiety Disorder
NIMH - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
NIMH - Panic Disorder
NIMH - Social Phobia
NIMH - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Panic disorder

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