Types of Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Types

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A diagnosis patient of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) related to excessive anxiety and worry about a problem for six months or more about. Individual can’t control to stop worry. (GAD) is a common chronic disorder with long lasting anxiety about a number of event or activities. This disorder involves excessive, unrealistic worry and tension, even if there is little or nothing to provoke the anxiety. In (GAD) anxiety and worry accompanied with symptoms of irritability, restlessness, fatigued, disturb sleep, muscle tension, and difficulty in concentrating.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder with recurring panic attacks. People with this disorder face recurrent and unexpected panic attacks by at least 1 month of persistence concern about having another panic attack. In which patient feel intense fear or discomfort in the absence of real danger. Panic disorder has lots of physical symptoms include Palpitation, Sweating, Trembling, Shaking, Chest pain, Feeling of choking, Discomfort, Smothering, discomfort, nausea, abdominal distress, dizziness, headache, depersonalize, going crazy, losing control, fear of dying, losing control, hot flushes, chills.


Phobia basically related to anxiety disorder, intense fear of something like place, situation, and things. Phobia is an irrational fear, irrational beliefs about thing. Everyone feel fear about something but when these fear interfere in your life and disturb your life badly then they cause anxiety.

Specific Phobia

A specific phobia related to your irrational fear or beliefs. Specific phobia is an intense fear of a specific object or situation, such as snakes, heights, or flying.


Agoraphobia is related with panic disorder and a type of anxiety. Agoraphobia is anxiety about being in situations or places from which escape might be difficult or in which help may not be available easily. For example phobic patient avoid cars, airplanes, subways, and other forms of travel. In severe cases you might only feel safe at home.

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) also known as social phobia in which person find difficulty, intense fear in front of others and strongly avoid social interaction.  Extremely common phobia in social phobia is fear of speaking. Social anxiety often manifests physical symptoms including blushing, difficulty in speaking and sweating.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

(PTSD) is an anxiety disorder cause by wide range of traumatic events. In which person face one or more events, such as serious injury, death of love one, sexual harassment, road accident. Children are less likely to experience (PTSD), women are more likely to experience dangerous event, and also more likely to develop (PTSD).

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

(OCD) is an anxiety disorder with repetitive behavior in which person face constant thoughts and fear. The disturbing thoughts are called obsessions, and the rituals are called compulsions. An example is a person with an unreasonable fear of germs who constantly washes his or her hands.

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