Once you are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder it is essential to understand what that means. You should gather as much information as possible and, most importantly, talk with your doctor. Ask your physician or specialist any and all questions that you have about the condition and what that means in terms of living with it and treatments. It is a good idea to go to your appointment prepared with a list of questions. You can also run the information you found elsewhere, like the internet, by them to verify it.
One of our most popular member posts was written by a fellow named Joseph who wrote in to Anxiety Connection to ask for help and support for what he deemed as “adult separation anxiety.” Joseph’s inquiry elicited 42 responses from other members who were experiencing the same thing and wanted to know more about this type of anxiety. Some…