Anxiety #4 of 6

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Overall feelings of anxiety and worry throughout the day in a variety of situations. These thoughts and feelings create a cycle of constant and uncontrollable anxiety, worry and fear. Do you: 

  • Feel overly and uncontrollably worried
  • Become easily tired, fatigued, irritable or unable to concentrate
  • Constantly feel stuck, worthless, or depressed
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

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Panic Disorder

Unplanned, unexpected and fearful panic attacks that can occur both situationally or out of nowhere. Do you:

  • Find yourself  suddenly intensely but unknowingly fearful and begin sweating, shaking, unable to breath, feeling dizzy and/or numb
  • Begin avoiding certain people or places for fear of another attack   
  • Constantly feel stuck, worthless, or depressed
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

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Social Anxiety Disorder

Fear and avoidance of social situations in which the individual perceives the possibility of being judged or criticized. Do you:

  • Fear being judged or noticed in social situations in an unreasonable way
  • Find yourself  suddenly intensely but unknowingly fearful and begin sweating, shaking, unable to breath, feeling dizzy and/or numb
  • Begin avoiding certain people or places for fear of another attack   
  • Constantly feel stuck, worthless, or depressed
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

For an individual who has been exposed/or been closely involved with someone exposed to actual or threatened death, PTSD invades a person’s thoughts and security in a way that could create a heightened state vigilance, a confusion of actual reality, and isolation. Have you:

  • Been involved in any way in a life threatening event
  • Re-experienced that event in ways that it feels that its happening again or has caused strong pain and anxiety
  • Avoided, detached or erased all situations related to the event
  • Been unable to sleep or irritable   
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Continuous or recurrent thoughts (obsessions) or behaviors (compulsions) that an individual uses to replace feelings of fear and anxiety. Obsessions and compulsions can include repetitive handwashing, constant need for order, and can sometimes manifest themselves as having specific “tics.” Do you:

  • Overly worry about certain thoughts, actions, or events  
  • Feel constantly fearful in the absence of a repeated thought or action   
  • Constantly feel stuck, worthless, or depressed
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

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Specific Phobia

A strong fear and anxiety that coincides with the actual presence of a triggered situation or object. Specific phobias can include fear of flying, certain animals, or needles. Do you:

  • Find yourself afraid in moments where you feel helpless or unable to leave that leaves you breathless
  • Have a continuous fear of blood, heights, flying…
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

Click here for a Specific Phobias Screening

Agoraphobia

When the fear of being placed in social situations is so extreme, some individuals become agoraphobic-meaning one has become extremely fearful and unsafe around groups of people. Do you:

  • Find yourself fearful in any situation involving crowds or social situations in which you feel sweaty, shaky, breathless
  • Avoid leaving your home or specific places for fear of something bad happening if you do.
  • Have these feelings/actions caused impairment in your daily life?

Click here for an Agoraphobia Screening

WebMD has a brief quiz to help you know if what you’re feeling is natural anxiety or at a level that professional support might be helpful.  What’s Worrying You? The Facts About Anxiety

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The Quarky app is supported by North Kansas City Hospital and The Anxiety Center at Renew and available for Apple and Android devices.  For those teens needing more than weekly sessions The Anxiety Center has opened the 2tents IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) for adolescents struggling with anxiety.

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