Negative childhood events and family history could increase risk.
Most of us experience anxiety at some point in our lives. You might feel anxious when taking a test, crossing a busy street, or making an important life decision.
But for people with an anxiety disorder, these feelings usually last longer and are more intense. They often worsen over time and interfere with everyday life.
Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness and affect more than 25 million Americans. There are a variety of anxiety disorders, though many share similar symptoms and methods of treatment.
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