According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric condition affecting children and adults. An estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Only about one-third of those suffering from an anxiety disorder receive treatment, even though the disorders are highly treatable.
Did You Know?
- Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population).
- Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment.
- People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor than those who do not suffer from anxiety disorders. This is because people with anxiety disorders often experience symptoms that mimic physical illnesses.
- Anxiety disorders develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events.
If you think you may be struggling with an anxiety disorder, contact Freedom Counseling Center today and get answers and relief.