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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to particular objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. The diagnosis of anxiety disorder becomes apparent when the person’s response is not appropriate for the situation, if the person cannot control the response, or if the anxiety interferes with normal functioning. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias.