Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common of emotional disorders and affect approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 years and older. Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with depressive disorders and substance abuse. Learn More >

Anxiety disorders include:

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Phobia (social phobia, agoraphobia, and specific phobias)


  • Overwhelming feelings of panic and fear
  • Uncontrollable obsessive thoughts
  • Painful, intrusive memories
  • Recurring nightmares
  • “Butterflies” in your stomach
  • Heart pounding
  • Muscle tension
  • Startling easily
  • Repetitive actions