Anxiety

Types of Anixety:

  1. Generalised Anixety Disorder
  2. Panic Disorder (with or without agrophobia)

Alternatively, patients may present with

-Mixed anxiety and depression

  • Somatization disorder (where they develop symptoms in response to emotional stress)

Other Conditions Which Mimic Anxiety

  1. Drug or alcohol withdrawal
  2. caffeine abuse
  3. thyrotoxicosis
  4. hypoglycaemia
  5. temporal lobe epilepsy
  6. (rarely!) pheochromocytoma