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Common Mental Illnesses: Anxiety Disorders

Posted on: February 21, 2020 by in 12-Step Model
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What is an Anxiety Disorder? Anxiety disorders are brought on by chemical imbalances within the brain. Neurotransmitters, chemical communicators between cells in the brain, include norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine, gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), etc. All of these play a role in the physical manifestation of anxiety. Anxiety disorders can also worsen due to past trauma as well as situational and/or emotional stress in an individual’s life. Types of Anxiety Disorders Generalized Continue Reading ...