Anxiety Disorders

What You Need To Know

Facts About Anxiety

 When comparing it to a physical disorder it is much harder to recognize someone’s mental health and the disorders they might be battling with but that does not make it any less real or important.

It is important to support and recognize  mental health initiatives like Bell’s Let’s Talk day, which helps raise awareness as well as money for mental health around Canada.

Although it is not always the case, there are links between anxiety disorders and depression which is another reason why treatment is so important.

According to The American Psychiatric Association, the anxiety we feel before a big exam or important event is usually brief and occasional where as someone who suffers from the disorder might experience more intense and much longer episodes of it

Statistics

1 in 4 adults suffer from an anxiety disorder at some time in their lives


Even though disorders are not generalized or limited, they do occur more frequently in women as compared to men


 


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