Anxiety and Depression – Part I

Have you felt anxious before? This should be a quick answer of “YES”! But have you wondered or even worried about you have got overly anxious sometimes that you feel like you might have got certain types of anxiety disorders? And are anxious people more prone to depression? Anxiety have all the reasons to haunt us sometimes, but we can deal with that by taking the first step – know what it truly is.

Our Topic Today: Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders

  • What are the normal standards of being over-anxious
  • Definitions of anxiety disorders
  • Types of anxiety disorders
  • How common are specific anxiety disorders?
  • Diagnostic Criteria of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Two Biggest Misconceptions of Emotions

  • Anxiety of any sort is abnormal and we should avoid it
  • Crying a lot means someone have depression

Truths about Emotions

  • Anxiety is normal and certain amount of stress (eustress) will optimize our daily functioning
  • Crying when you are sad is totally acceptable and doesn’t necessarily mean you have depression. Many factors criteria and factors will need to be taken account for a depression diagnosis.

Basic Foundations of Factors to Determine Abnormality

  • Your cultural/contextual background
  • Whether your patterns of emotions, thoughts, behaviors and physiological responses are appropriate and disproportionate to your situation/events occurring in your life
  • Whether your symptoms are affecting your daily normal functioning
  • Severity and duration of your symptoms

 

What are Anxiety Disorders?

  • Excessive fear
  • Disproportionate anxiety
  • Accompanied debilitating actions
  • Bodily reactions when you are anxious
  • Escape or avoidant behaviors towards situations/objects you fear or anxious about

 

Types of Anxiety Disorders

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Specific Phobia
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Substance/Medication-Induced Anxiety Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition

 

Take-away messages

  • Treat anxiety as your companion and learn how to communicate with it
  • The best way to communicate with someone is to know their background – know more about anxiety and anxiety disorders

Resources Mentioned

 

 

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • Have you struggled with anxiety before and how did you deal with it?
  • Have you known anyone who have recovered from anxiety disorder before and how do they overcome that?

 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directly. I would love to hear your thoughts, and your story might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with anxiety, so they could learn how to deal with anxious thoughts.

 

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Anxiety and Depression – Part I

Have you felt anxious before? This should be a quick answer of “YES”! But have you wondered or even worried about you have got overly anxious sometimes that you feel like you might have got certain types of anxiety disorders? And are anxious people more prone to depression? Anxiety have all the reasons to haunt us sometimes, but we can deal with that by taking the first step – know what it truly is.

Our Topic Today: Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders

  • What are the normal standards of being over-anxious
  • Definitions of anxiety disorders
  • Types of anxiety disorders
  • How common are specific anxiety disorders?
  • Diagnostic Criteria of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Two Biggest Misconceptions of Emotions

  • Anxiety of any sort is abnormal and we should avoid it
  • Crying a lot means someone have depression

Truths about Emotions

  • Anxiety is normal and certain amount of stress (eustress) will optimize our daily functioning
  • Crying when you are sad is totally acceptable and doesn’t necessarily mean you have depression. Many factors criteria and factors will need to be taken account for a depression diagnosis.

Basic Foundations of Factors to Determine Abnormality

  • Your cultural/contextual background
  • Whether your patterns of emotions, thoughts, behaviors and physiological responses are appropriate and disproportionate to your situation/events occurring in your life
  • Whether your symptoms are affecting your daily normal functioning
  • Severity and duration of your symptoms

 

What are Anxiety Disorders?

  • Excessive fear
  • Disproportionate anxiety
  • Accompanied debilitating actions
  • Bodily reactions when you are anxious
  • Escape or avoidant behaviors towards situations/objects you fear or anxious about

 

Types of Anxiety Disorders

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Specific Phobia
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Substance/Medication-Induced Anxiety Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition

 

Take-away messages

  • Treat anxiety as your companion and learn how to communicate with it
  • The best way to communicate with someone is to know their background – know more about anxiety and anxiety disorders

Resources Mentioned

 

 

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • Have you struggled with anxiety before and how did you deal with it?
  • Have you known anyone who have recovered from anxiety disorder before and how do they overcome that?

 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directly. I would love to hear your thoughts, and your story might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with anxiety, so they could learn how to deal with anxious thoughts.

 

Remember to download your free resource guide 

Dowload

 

 Thanks for listening to Happy Mind Travel

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