IS GENERALISED ANXIETY DISORDER FROM ANXIETY AND PANIC?

PPC PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

People with phobias feel frightened in specific situations. For example , if you have a snaker or a spider phobia , you’ll feel anxious only when you are around those particular creatures. If you feel anxious and tense all day long, regardless of where you are or what you are doing , and if these symptoms persist more or less continuously for six months or longer , the problem is called generalised anxiety. This problem often first occurs between ages 20 and 40 and is equally common amon men and women.

Some people with generalised anxiety harbor the superstitious belief that anxiety and worry will help them. You may think that if you worry enough about a test or a paper you are writing , you will do a better job on it . This attitude is usually not realistic. It maybe true that a little anxiety can motivate you…

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