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Anxiety Disorders

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

While anxiety helps humans survive day-to-day experiences and prepares the body to face threats and danger, obsessive anxieties and fears serve negative functions by maintaining the stressful state and preventing normal and healthy relaxation. When this phenomenon occurs, anxiety ...

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