A Brief History of Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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Did you know that Generalised Anxiety Disorder was first recognized by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980?

The truth is that Generalised Anxiety Disorder has existed throughout the history of humankind. Many important and influential people all throughout history have recorded experiencing symptoms of Anxiety Disorders. Yet, not many received any adequate or effective treatment. This was due to the fact that there was no understanding of Anxiety Disorders by health professionals at the time.

It was only over the last couple of years that Generalised Anxiety Disorders have gained a lot of recognition and received greater medical attention. This is credited to the media informing many communities about the prevalence of Anxiety Disorders and panic attacks. This exposure has allowed society to slowly reduce the stigma around mental health disorders. While larger groups of people become aware of the existence of Anxiety Disorders, there is more interest in seeking the appropriate treatment.

Here at Life Resolutions Huntingdale, our well-experienced psychologists would ensure you receive the necessary support you need to cope with or seek to overcome anxiety. Our team aims to help make you understand that there is no need to feel like you are alone and misunderstood by experiencing Generalised Anxiety Disorders. Self-shame, self-stigma, and fear can stop you from getting better so that you can carry on with your life in a healthy manner.

For more information about how our team of psychologist can help you overcome anxiety disorders. Please contact 1300 668 256 or visit our website for more info. https://www.liferesolutions.com.au/huntingdale/counselling-services/anxiety/

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