Signs of..

Struggling with mental health is common. The earlier you get treatment the easier it will be to get better. See below for signs and descriptions of anxiety.

Anxiety

It can be difficult to identify signs of general anxiety in ourselves or other people if you're not a mental health professional. Please keep in mind, if you think something is wrong, you're probably right. If you are not sure, feel free to call and get feedback regarding the need (or lack of need) for therapy. There is no fee for a phone consultation. 

Some of the information below was taken from The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM–5; American Psychiatric Association, 2013). 

Signs of General Anxiety Disorder

  • Worrying or feeling concerned more often than not 

  • Difficulty controlling worry

  • Feeling keyed up/on edge

  • Fatigue

  • Feeling like your mind goes blank and/or difficulty with concentration

  • Irritable/crabby

  • Muscle tension

  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep

  • Restlessness

  • Feeling tired even though you slept

Reference

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing. 

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