Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders affecting Australians. Anxiety disorder is a broad term that manifests in many forms. These can be grouped into three main categories: Phobias, Panic disorder and Generalised anxiety disorder.
Some symptoms may be mild. You might only feel a tightening of the muscles or ‘butterflies’ in your stomach. However, sometimes they can be completely debilitating and interfere with your activities. Other symptoms can include (but are not limited to):
There are a number of treatment options you can choose from depending on your needs and preferences. The aim of all these treatments is to provide you with support and to give you the tools and resources to manage or overcome your symptoms and to get on with your life. The main forms of anxiety treatment are: