Anxiety Disorder Counseling in Broken Arrow for Tulsa Area Residents
There are three main types of anxiety disorder.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by an excessive or unrealistic anxiety and worry over multiple life circumstances accompanied by involuntary hyperactivity, motor tension, vigilance and scanning (Borkovec and Inz). Anxiety is a normal emotional and physical response to stressful, dangerous or threatening situations or events with a beneficial effect in every day life. It helps the individual to be motivated and appropriately respond to danger. Read More...
Separation anxiety disorder (SAD) is a disorder that mostly affects children and adolescents, although there is evidence that even adults can develop this condition. Separation anxiety disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by excessive anxiety that exceeds the normal level expected for the child's developmental stage and is triggered by the separation from home or "major attachment figures" such as parents or caregivers. Read More...
Social Anxiety Disorder
Social phobia, also called social anxiety disorder, is an anxiety disorder characterized by "a marked and persistent fear of social or performance situations in which embarrassment may occur" (DSM). Social phobia can be limited only to one type of social setting (known as specific social phobia), such as fear of speaking in formal or informal situations, eating, drinking, or writing in front of other people, or can include any type of social contact (known as generalized social phobia). Read More...