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Living in Fear: Anxiety Disorders

Living in Fear: Anxiety Disorders

Most people experience brief moments of fear just before a public speaking engagement or a first date. However, for 40 million adults suffering from anxiety disorders, feelings of fear and dread disrupt their lives for at least six months. Anxiety disorders impair social and occupational functioning, explains Mathew Sipple, D.O., an osteopathic psychiatrist from Erie, PA. Since it is not uncommon for anxiety disorders to occur in people who have pre-existing mental or physical illnesses,...Read More »

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