Feelings of stress and anxiety may be common, but an anxiety disorder develops when feelings of worry, anxiety, stress or fear are intense, frequent and long-lasting. Different types of anxiety disorders have varying symptoms and treatment options.
If you think that you may have an anxiety disorder, you are not alone. Anxiety disorders are common and impact nearly 40 million adults in the United States. While it may be challenging for you or a loved one to live with intense anxiety, treatment is available.
Assessing Your Risk of Anxiety Disorders
These self-assessments cannot substitute for an official diagnosis of an anxiety disorder, but they may help you evaluate your symptoms so you can decide whether to seek treatment.