Anxiety is a disorder of the psyche manifested in a person’s tendency to often experience anxiety and fear in relation to various life situations. This special mental condition can be a sign of other types of anxiety disorders of the psyche, such as:
- Neurotic Anxiety;
- Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD);
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
Even minor difficulties in the person’s life can be a reason for anxiety.
The resulting feeling of anxiety can be a physiological basis of temperament, which is closely related to:
- dynamics of mental activity;
- type of nervous system.
Anxiety disorder causes a strong emotional discomfort, which has a serious negative impact on the process of the person’s social adaptation and generally negatively affects the quality of his life.
The main symptoms of anxiety can be conditionally divided into two groups that are a combination of manifestations and features of a mental illness:
- stomach ache;
- various sleep disorders;
- flatulence and diarrhea;
- frequent urge to urinate;
- obsessive thoughts;
- increased muscle tone.
- a tendency to avoid situations requiring social activity;
- lack of desire for collective activity;
- strong emotional tension when interacting with strangers;
- extreme sensitivity to the opinions of others;
- great excitement when communicating, because of the possibility to seem stupid or uninteresting.
Generally, anxiety is a genetically conditioned disease of the psyche and is transmitted from parents to children. In addition, the reason for anxiety occurrence can be experiences of various negative life situations, such as:
- difficulties in family relations;
- a serious accident;
- lack of sleep and emotional exhaustion;
- deterioration of economic and / or social situation;
- severe chronic disease;
- death of a loved one.
Psychoemotional disorder is often related to chronic diseases contributing to their progression and unfavorable course.
Anxiety may provoke development of many diseases associated with:
- cardiovascular system;
- upper and lower respiratory tract;
- gastrointestinal tract.
The basis of behavioral psychotherapy is an application of various anti-anxiety drugs contributing to the treatment and maintenance of the patient’s mental health, including:
Anxiety treatment tactics also includes a complex of therapeutic measures for the patient’s psychological rehabilitation, which helps:
- think rationally;
- cope with anxiety;
- find optimism;
- develop a positive strategy for the development of further life;
- restore the sense of self-worth.
The state of anxiety has a serious mental pressure on the patient, and it is therefore necessary to start anxiety treatment already after the first symptoms occurrence.