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Anxiety, Fears & Phobias
Anxiety disorders include panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), generalized anxiety disorder, and phobias (social phobia, agoraphobia, and specific phobias).
More than 19 million American adults suffer from an anxiety disorder in a given year, and many people have more than one anxiety disorder.
Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with depressive disorders, eating disorders, or substance abuse.
Depending on the type of anxiety disorder(s) someone has, effective treatments can include medication(s), psychosocial therapies, or a combination of the two.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such  as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.

Anxiety Disorders Fact Sheet (Spanish Version) - Reference guide to types of anxiety disorders including panic disorder, PTSD, OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, and phobias.
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents - Reference guide to types of anxiety disorders found in children and adolescents.
Excellent Resources ~ KidsHealth
Everyone, from the youngest child to the oldest adult, experiences anxieties and fears at one time or another. 
Feeling anxious in a particularly uncom-fortable situation never feels very good. However, with children, such feelings are not only normal, they are also necessary.
Experiencing and dealing with anxieties can prepare young people to handle the unsettling experiences and challenging situations of life.
Read on to understand the differences between anxieties, fears, and phobias, and how you can help your child deal with them.
For Parents
Coping With Fears, Anxiety & Phobias
Experiencing and dealing with anxieties can prepare young people to handle the unsettling experiences and challenging situations of life.
Emotions & Behavior 
Is it just a phase or a serious problem? Help your child cope with life's ups and downs, from dealing with divorce to preparing for new siblings. Or find out how to understand your ...
For Kids
Being Afraid 
It's completely normal to feel anxious about taking a test, speaking in front of a group, or competing in a contest. But for some people, these worries turn into much more than a little nervousness.
Figuring Out Phobias
Think you know what a phobia is? It's not just any kind of fear! Read our article written just for kids to find out - and figure out - all you want to know about phobias.
For Teens
All About Anxiety
Anxiety is a natural part of life, and most of us experience it from time to time. But if you spend an excessive amount of time feeling anxious or you have difficulty sleeping ...
Fear is a normal human reaction that protects us by signaling danger and preparing us to deal with it. Learn the facts about fears and phobias and what causes them in this article.
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