Anxiety, which is marked by excessive worry and fear, and depression are closely linked. Depression and anxiety share many of the same symptoms like insomnia and debilitating fatigue. More than 60% of people with General Anxiety Disorder also suffer from depression. Like with depression, therapy is highly recommended for anxiety disorders.
About ten years ago, my best friend called me, very shaken. "I think I may have just had a panic attack," she blurted out, as soon as I answered the phone. "I couldn't breathe all of a sudden and I just freaked out." I was surprised, as I had known her for many years, and she'd never had one. My friend had been in therapy for a few…