Anxiety 101 - What Is It And What To Do With It

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As of data from 2015, 40 million people in the United States (18%) experience an anxiety disorder in any given year, so it was about time we took a deep dive into it. We learned about how to support others dealing with anxiety, the types of it out there, where it comes from and how it actually used to be useful in keeping humans alive.

Watch and then learn more from the noted sources as always! And don’t forget to #bethelight

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References:

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Anxiety.org An Introduction to Anxiety

Bell, K. Kristen Bell: I'm Over Staying Silent About Depression. Time. May 31, 2016.

Diseases & Conditions: Anxiety disorders. Mayo Clinic. Rev. May, 2018. Accessed Sept 24, 2018

Kupfer, D. J. (2015). Anxiety and DSM-5. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 17(3), 245–246.

Signs and Symptoms: Generalized Anxiety Disorder. National Institute for Mental Health. Rev July 2018. Accessed Sept 24, 2018. https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml 

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