Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. Anxiety is characterized by excessive, exaggerated anxiety and worry about everyday life events with no obvious reasons for worry. People with symptoms of anxiety disorder tend to always expect disaster and can’t stop worrying about health, money, family, work, or school.

Five major types of anxiety disorders:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Phobia (or Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Emotional symptoms of anxiety:

    In addition to the primary symptoms of irrational and excessive fear and worry, other common emotional symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Anticipating the worst
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Watching for signs of danger
  • Feeling like your mind’s gone blank
  • Feelings of apprehension or dread
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Feeling tense and jumpy
  • Symptoms of Impulsivity:

  • interrupt conversations
  • difficulty waiting for things
  • inappropriate commentss
  • show their emotions without restraint
    act without regard for consequences
  • Causes:

    The main causes still unknown. But it seems that genes play a large role. In addition scientist are looking for possible cause like environmental factor, brain injury etc.