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Other anxiety disorders

I never lose.  I either win or learn.

- Nelson Mandela

Other anxiety disorders include Anxiety Disorders due to a General Medical Condition (where the anxiety is a direct physiological consequence of a general medical condition), Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder (where the anxiety is directly caused by the physiological effects of a substance - drug of abuse or medication - including prescription use, poisoning, intoxication, or withdrawal), and Anxiety Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (where there is prominent clinically significant anxiety or phobic avoidance that doesn't meet the diagnostic criteria for any other anxiety or adjustment disorder).

Health anxiety disorder and hypochondriasis are typically classified under Somatoform disorders.

Acute stress disorder

Love makes labour light.  Love alone gives value to all things. 

- St Teresa of Avila

Acute stress disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder

“ To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable. To be certain is to be merely ridiculous. ” - Goethe

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Specific phobias

“ The eye altering, alters all. ” - William Blake

Specific phobias

Social anxiety disorder

“ It is in the shelter of each other that the people live. ” - Irish Proverb

Social anxiety disorder

Panic disorder

“ Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ” - Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

Panic disorder


Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Modo liceat vivere, est spes.   While there's life, there's hope.

- Terence

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Generalized anxiety disorder

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.

- Henry Ford

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

Handouts & questionnaires for panic, agoraphobia & depersonalization

I've been working on the 'Panic & depersonalization' handouts list in the Good Knowledge section of this website.  The list contains most of the handouts and questionnaires I currently use when working with people suffering from panic disorder, agoraphobia or depersonalization/ derealization disorder.  Here they are with brief descriptions: 

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