Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, and OCD
We all experience anxiety in our lives, however, people who have persistent, excessive, and unrealistic worry about everyday things may have an anxiety disorder. Approximately 1.5 percent of the population (about 3.3 million Americans) have an anxiety disorder.
If you or your loved one is experiencing persistent anxiety, contact your doctor.
Learn more about anxiety disorders, symptoms, treatments, and support:
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-traumatic stress disorder results when an individual experiences or sees a horrific, scary or terrifying event. PTSD symptoms include nightmares or flashbacks; avoiding situations or feelings related to the event; being on edge, having trouble sleeping; and negative thoughts, loss of interest in activities, feelings of guilt, and shame.
An estimated 7.8 percent of Americans will experience PTSD at some point in their lives, and about 5.2 million people will have PTSD each year. If you or your loved one is experiencing symptoms of PTSD, contact your doctor.
Learn more about PTSD, symptoms, treatments, and support:
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
People with obsessive compulsive disorder have recurrent thoughts and behaviors which affect their daily activities. Approximately 2.3% of the population has OCD, that’s about 3.3 Americans. If you or your loved one is experiencing symptoms of OCD, contact your doctor.
Learn more about OCD, symptoms, treatments, and support: