Boots WebMD Partners in Health
Return To Boots

Anxiety-panic disorders health centre

Select a topic to explore more.

Symptoms & types

Are anxiety and fear interfering with your everyday life? Have you had a panic attack? These articles will help you sort out the symptoms, in yourself or your child.

Symptoms

Lean about symptoms, causes and treatments for panic attacks and panic disorder.

Types

Daily life becomes a constant state of worry, fear, and dread. Learn about the excessive worry that accompanies generalised anxiety. Does it sound familiar?

Endless cycles of repetitive thoughts and behaviours, that’s the pattern of OCD.

Social anxiety disorder is often called social phobia, an excessive fear of social situations. Learn more about this common problem.

Phobia is a persistent, excessive fear of a specific situation or object. Learn more about these very common fears.

This is a serious condition that develops after a traumatic event. This article will give you a better understanding of PTSD.

Millions of people suffer from performance anxiety, commonly called stage fright.

Complications

Emotional dependency puts people at risk for anxiety disorders and other mental health problems. This article explains more.

People who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance abuse, or an eating disorder are also at risk for self-injury or self-harm. Read on to learn more.

Hair pulling is a type of impulse-control disorder, and is often linked with depression or anxiety. This overview explains more.

Mind, body & soul newsletter

Looking after your
health and wellbeing.
Sign Up Now!

Popular slideshows & tools on BootsWebMD

woman coughing
Home remedies for coughing
smiling baby
Causes and remedies
man holding sore neck
16 tips when you have a lot of weight to lose
mother and child
Caring for a baby with cows' milk allergy
woman holding mouth
What causes sensitive teeth?
man holding sore neck
8 signs you're headed for menopause
man holding sore neck
The best time to do everything
bain illustration
Best foods for your brain
woman doing situps
7 most effective exercises
avacado on whole wheat crackers
Plenty to choose from
egg in cup
Surprising things that can harm your liver