Anxiety Treatment in Fort Myers, FL
Gulfcoast Psychiatric Associates is a group of psychiatrists and clinical psychotherapists providing anxiety treatment in Fort Myers, Florida. We specialize in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of anxiety-related disorders.
Gulfcoast Psychiatric Associates specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). GAD is a common chronic disorder characterized by non-specific persistent fear and worry. Other common types of anxiety disorders include panic disorder, phobias, and social anxiety disorder. Our team of experienced mental health professionals will work with patients of all ages.
Types of Anxiety Disorder
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Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks, are a major problem in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the country, affecting 40 million adults over the age of 18. Panic attacks specifically are characterized by sudden fear or discomfort that reaches its peak within the patient.
Anxiety disorders, including phobias, are characterized by fear and avoidance of specific stimuli or situations. Phobias can be caused by objects, encounters, or any external stimulus. Sufferers often go to great lengths to avoid the things they’re afraid of, which can have serious consequences. In severe cases, people with phobias may need to be hospitalized.
Social Anxiety Disorder
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults. Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is one type of anxiety disorder that involves intense fear and avoidance of negative public scrutiny, public embarrassment, humiliation, or social interaction. People with SAD often experience specific physical symptoms, including blushing, sweating and sometimes difficulty speaking.
Anxiety Disorder Treatment Options
Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions. They can be treated effectively with medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. The type of treatment will be determined after your psychiatric assessment.
Best Psychiatrist for Anxiety in Fort Myers, FL
6150 Diamond Centre Court
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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