anxiety

(Learning Modules / Psychology / Stress management) A variety of drugs used to reduce depression, trade names include Prozac and Tofranil.

Anxiety

[disambiguation] Anxiety, a normally occurring, but unpleasant, psychological and physiological state Anxiety may also refer to: In music: In film and television: In other uses: ...
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anxiety

[n] - a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders 2. [n] - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
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Anxiety

Mental state of worry about future events
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Anxiety

Condition which may include excessive worrying and agitation accompanied by physical symptoms such as rapid breathing and a fast heartbeat. It can become a problem if the response becomes exaggerated and interferes with daily living.
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Anxiety

Anxiety is an unpleasant feeling when you feel worried, uneasy or distressed about something that may or may not be about to happen.
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Anxiety

Anxiety is an unpleasant emotional state characterised by fearfulness and unwanted and distressing physical symptoms
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Anxiety

Our Anxiety Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Anxiety Anxiety: A feeling of apprehension and fear characterized by physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, and feelings of stress. Anxiety disorders are serious medical illnesses that affect approximately 19 million American adults. These disorders ...
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Anxiety

Anxiety is provoked by fear or apprehension and also results from a tension caused by conflicting ideas or motivations. Anxiety manifests through mental and somatic symptoms such as palpitations, dizziness, hyperventilation, and faintness.
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Anxiety

Anx·i'e·ty noun ; plural Anxieties [ Latin anxietas , from anxius : confer French anxiété . See Anxious .] 1. Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful un...
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anxiety

<psychology> The unpleasant emotional state consisting of psychophysiological responses to anticipation of unreal or imagined danger, ostensibly resulting from unrecognised intrapsychic conflict. ... Physiological concomitants include increased heart rate, altered respiration rate, sweating, trembling, weakness and fatigue, psychological conc...
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anxiety

noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
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anxiety

anxiousness noun a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders
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anxiety

(ang-zi´ә-te) a multifaceted emotional state involving feelings of uneasiness, dread, or fear about the future. Besides the subjective emotion, there are often physical symptoms resulting from muscular tension and autonomic nervous system activity, which may include sweating, dizziness, shortness of breath, insomn...
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Anxiety

• (n.) Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness. • (n.) Eager desire. • (n.) A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.Anxiety: words in the de...
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anxiety

a feeling of dread, fear, or apprehension, often with no clear justification. Anxiety is distinguished from fear because the latter arises in ... [9 related articles]
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anxiety

the unpleasant emotional state consisting of psychophysiological responses to anticipation of unreal or imagined danger, ostensibly resulting from unrecognized intrapsychic conflict. Physiological concomitants include increased heart rate, altered respiration rate, sweating, trembling, weakness, and fatigue; psychological concomitants include feel....
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anxiety

anxiety, anxieties 1. A state of uneasiness and apprehension; such as, about future uncertainties. 2. A cause of anxiety: 'For some people, air travel is a real anxiety.' 3. In psychiatry, a state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing phys...
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Anxiety

An effect that is characterized by a state of uneasiness, apprehension and dread of impending internal or external danger. Physical symptoms include hyperactivity, dizziness, profuse sweating, trembling and rapid heart beat. With varying hormone levels, some anxiety can be normal during pregnancy. More serious forms of anxiety can lead to an inc......
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anxiety

anxiety, anticipatory tension or vague dread persisting in the absence of a specific threat. In contrast to fear, which is a realistic reaction to actual danger, anxiety is generally related to an unconscious threat. Physiological symptoms of anxiety include increases in pulse rate and blood pressur...
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anxiety

Type: Term Pronunciation: ang-zī′ĕ-tē Definitions: 1. Experience of fear or apprehension in response to anticipated internal or external danger accompanied by some or all of the following signs: muscle tension, restlessness, sympathetic (automonic) hyperactivity (diarrhea, palpitation, rapid breathing or jitteriness), or cognit...
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anxiety

Unpleasant, distressing emotion usually to be distinguished from fear. Fear is aroused by the perception of actual or threatened danger; anxiety arises when the danger is imagined or cannot be identified or clearly perceived. It is a normal response in stressful situations, but is frequently experienced in many mental disorders. Anxiety is expe...
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Anxiety

Anxiety is an emotional state in the cat, as it is in people. Anxiety occurs when a cat is in an environment or situation where he or she feels insecure and cannot predict what will happen. It is a problem for a cat's welfare if it feels anxious for more than short periods of time. Cats can respond to anxiety in different ways. Some cats can become...
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Anxiety

This is the term used to describe experiences such as chronic fear, tension and panic attacks. Some people have an overwhelming feeling of dread that prevents them getting on with everyday life. Sleepless nights and recurring thoughts are common, as well as nausea, palpitations, dizziness and difficulty in breathing. Anxiety is the most common ment...
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anxiety

Feelings of fear, dread, and uneasiness that may occur as a reaction to stress. A person with anxiety may sweat, feel restless and tense, and have a rapid heart beat. Extreme anxiety that happens often over time may be a sign of an anxiety disorder.
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