Particular types of anxiety disorders can more commonly affect children, teens, and adults, including:
- Generalized anxiety disorder: Symptoms include ongoing, excessive levels of worry impacting daily activities negatively. Physical symptoms may also occur, like feeling tired easily or having problems concentrating or sleeping.
- Panic disorder: Panic attacks include a combination of distressing mental and physical symptoms such as sweating, shortness of breath, a choking sensation, or chest pain.
- Phobias: There are a number of specific phobias where a person has persistent, excessive fears of a certain activity, situation, or object.
- Social anxiety disorder: Once known as social phobia, symptoms include fear of embarrassment or rejection in social situations. It lasts for at least six months and impacts functionality in daily life.
These aren’t all particular anxiety disorders but are the most common among teens.
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