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Anxiety - Causes - Diagnosis - Symptoms - Treatment - Risk Factors

Anxiety causes, diagnosis, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment. Anxiety is a normal emotion that can help you better cope with arthritis. Fear and negative emotions can do the opposite, amplifying anxious feelings, creating a cycle of more anxiety, pain and helplessness. Learn more about living and coping with anxiety.
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Anxiety Disorders Linked to Arthritis and Other Diseases

Study shows anxiety disorders are linked to arthritis and other physical illnesses.

What is Anxiety?

A brief explanation and fast facts about anxiety, and how it relates to arthritis.

Arthritis: Fearing The Future

A confirmed diagnosis of arthritis can initially provoke feelings of uncertainty and fear in the newly-diagnosed patient.    

The Veil Of Isolation

The physical and emotional pain of arthritis can lead to social isolation.

Anxiety Symptoms Quiz

Panic and anxiety disorders are often co-morbid with depression symptoms. Do you have the symptoms of an anxiety disorder?

Anxiety Vs. Stress

What is the difference between feeling stressed and having an anxiety disorder?

An In-Depth Report: Anxiety Disorders

An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of anxiety.

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by a pattern of frequent, persistent worry and anxiety, about several different events or activities. The symptoms last at least 6 months.

Anxiety Disorder Facts Quiz

How much do you know about anxiety disorders? Take our quiz and test your knowledge.

Repeated nightmares (Dream anxiety disorder)

Repeated nightmares involve a reoccurring theme in a series of bad dreams. Nightmares in adulthood are often associated with outside stressors or exist concurrently with another mental disorder.

Adjustment disorder

Adjustment disorder is an abnormal and excessive reaction to a life stressors.

Panic disorder (Panic attacks )

Panic disorder involves repeated, unpredictable attacks of intense fear accompanied by severe anxiety symptoms in the body that may last from minutes to hours.
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