- Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) – Symptoms of GAD vary from person to person, but include constant worrying, a sense of dread and difficulty concentrating. Alongside therapy, exercising more and drinking less alcohol can help reduce the symptoms associated with GAD
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – The main symptoms of OCD are unpleasant thoughts and repetitive behaviours, which you cannot control. These thoughts or behaviours may relate to areas such as hygiene, security or orderliness.
- Panic Disorder – Panic attacks usually occur unexpectedly and can have no clear defined trigger. Symptoms of a panic attack can include a rapid heartbeat, shallow fast breathing and will often be accompanied with a debilitating sense of fear.
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks, nightmares, feeling very anxious and difficulty sleeping. Any situation that a person finds traumatic can cause post-traumatic stress disorder. Examples include a road accident, an assault and childbirth.
- Phobias – Phobias generally refer to an irrational fear of something that can often be relatively harmless.