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Can a support group help me deal with my anxiety disorder?

Support from family members and from others with anxiety disorders can improve the results of treatment. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that many people with anxiety benefit from sharing their problems and triumphs with others. Joining a support group can help by giving you a regular opportunity to talk with people who understand. Talking with trusted relatives, friends, and members of the clergy can be helpful, too.

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