Until the event or stressor passes, most will show indicators of anxiety, such as stress, nervousness, concern, or fear. It’s a natural physiologic response. However, if you have an anxiety condition, you’ll probably feel nervous all of the time, even if there’s no stressor present. Anxiety disorders affect about one in every three persons at some point in their lives. This means that if you don’t have anxiety yourself, one of your loved ones most likely does. You may also be aware that women are two times more likely than males to suffer from3 types of anxiety disorders.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Gad)
If you have a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), you will most likely experience uncontrollable worry. Worry might be a valuable indicator that something needs to change in your professional life. Getting caught in a never-ending loop of anxiety, on the other hand, might feel debilitating. All that stress may make it tough to concentrate or even cause you to snap at coworkers. When you go home, it may not be easy to let go of work-related concerns. This can lead to a negative spiral in which constant concern exacerbates an already difficult situation.
Social Anxiety Disorder/Social Phobia
The fear of being embarrassed, humiliated, or condemned in a public situation such as school or work is known as social anxiety disorder or social phobia. You may have difficulty conversing with others or being in a large group. Avoiding the places and events that provoke this fear is frequent. A wide range of work-related activities might be made more difficult by social anxiety. Interviews are unpleasant for most people, but for someone with social anxiety, they can be torturous. Giving a presentation or even speaking up in a meeting may be stressful experiences for people with social anxiety. It’s also difficult to network if you’re afraid of being judged or rejected anytime you meet new individuals.
Panic disorder is characterized by a series of unpredictably occurring panic attacks. They frequently occur without warning and are accompanied by physical symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, and dizziness. They may also include feelings of disconnection from reality or a sense of approaching catastrophe. An attack usually lasts less than 20 minutes. Having a panic attack at work can be frightening and humiliating. It’s also nearly impossible to be productive when experiencing a panic attack. Agoraphobia can make it difficult to go to work or accept positions requiring you to travel away from home.
To Sum Up,
Whether it’s post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a terrible incident, shortness of breath, OCD, acute terror, irrational fear, chest discomfort, a phobia, or something completely different, anxiety and sadness (and the following anxiety attacks) can be damaging to one’s mental health. While there are 3 types of anxiety disorders, they all have one thing in common: they are all distressing. Unless you can regulate your anxious symptoms, anxiety and depression might harm your job. Anxiety has no known remedy. You can learn to manage anxiety symptoms with the correct treatment and treatments. Treatment may necessitate a mixture of methods. Psychotherapy like CBT, drugs like SSRIs and benzodiazepines, and lifestyle changes like deep breathing, exercise, and meditation are the most popular treatments.