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Anxiety disorders are a type of mental illness. Someone who has an anxiety disorder has
severe anxiety that interferes with his or her life. Anxiety is an
uncomfortable feeling of fear, uneasiness, or concern that something bad is
about to happen.
Anxiety disorders include:
These disorders can be treated with medicines and/or
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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