Anxiety Disorders represent a group of mental health conditions. They incorporate anxiety disorders, social phobias, specific phobias (ie agoraphobia and claustrophobia), panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Some of the causes of anxiety disorders include biology and environmental stresses. Anxiety disorders are medical conditions that present as persistent and excessive worry.
Effective treatments for anxiety disorders include therapy, relaxation techniques and sometimes medications.