Anxiety? Test your anxiety symptoms here

2 September, 2015

Anxiety is not always easy to diagnose. Sometimes professionals find it difficult to diagnose anxiety symptoms. There namely are many different types of anxiety symptoms which often are similar to symptoms of other illnesses.
This article aims to guide you in recognizing anxiety symptoms and wants to help you in selecting suitable help. Also make sure to take the free online anxiety test at the end of the article in order to check your severity of anxiety symptoms.

Anxiety symptoms?

Many people know about certain anxiety symptoms like a panic attack. Still, there are several other anxiety symptoms:

  • Worrying
  • Constant nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue
  • Muscular tension
  • Panic attacks

A combination of different anxiety symptoms must be at play before we can consider something to be an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety symptoms treatment?

There are many different types of treatment for anxiety symptoms. Cognitive behavioral therapy however is the most efficient one. In this type of therapy, the therapist or psychologist checks the irrational thoughts which are linked to the anxiety symptoms, and tries to replace them with rational thoughts. These thoughts will reduce the anxiety.
In some anxiety symptoms you can also be helped with medication. This is something you can discuss with your psychiatrist or doctor.
15 Minutes 4 Me developed an online self-help program which guides people with anxiety disorders in transforming their irrational thoughts which are linked to anxiety symptoms into rational ones. Furthermore, the program also helps you to get other consequences of the anxiety symptoms, like depression, in check and to reduce such consequences. You can follow the online program on its own or combined with therapy followed with a psychiatrist or psychologist.

Anxiety symptoms test?

Would you like to know to what extent you experience anxiety symptoms? Then take the free online anxiety test here. This test will also tell you to what extent you experience depression and stress combined with anxiety symptoms.

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Date: September 2, 2015, Author: Mijn Kwartier