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Information about anxiety

Everyone feels anxious or afraid sometimes, but when these feelings start to impact your everyday life, it might be time to seek help.

Anxiety disorders come in all shapes and sizes, and tend to include both cognitive symptoms, such as worry and rumination, and physical concerns, such as muscle tension and stomach aches.

Some specific anxiety disorders include: generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social phobia (also known as social anxiety disorder).

Treatment

If you are suffering from an anxiety disorder you are not alone!

Evidence-based treatments are those that scientific research has demonstrated are "treatments that work". The goal is to reduce an individual's symptoms to a level that does not impair or interfere with their life. Below are some resources to find out more information or inquire about services offered in the greater Miami area.

University of MiamiDepartment of PsychologyBRAIN Group