- Q What is the link between depression and anxiety disorders?
Dr. Michael Mufson, PsychiatryTwo-thirds of people with anxiety disorders also suffer from depression at some point in their lives, and 58% of people with depression also have an anxiety disorder. This combination is so common that many mental health experts now consider it a... Full Answer
- Q What is anxiety?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineAnxiety is characterized by a feeling of uneasiness, apprehension, or tension in response to stressful situations and can be mild or intense enough to trigger panic. Brought on by alcohol, caffeine, and certain drugs, as well as conditions like a heart... Full Answer
- Q What are anxiety disorders?
Anxiety disorders is a general term for some of the most common psychiatric illnesses in the United States. While it is normal to feel anxious or nervous, anxiety disorders take these feelings to an unmanageable extreme, causing a persistent, excessive,... Full Answer
- Q How are anxiety disorders related to ADHD?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety disorders are separate problems that often coexist. People who have anxiety disorders usually worry or ruminate about daily events. They may have difficulty sleeping and feel nervous... Full Answer
- Q Why do some people pull their hair out?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyPeople who are constantly pulling their hair out may be suffering from a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. This habit - called trichotillomania - keeps happening because the puller is always searching for the perfect "pull" (so they keep on pulling... Full Answer