Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety and Anxiety disorders tend to be the most common disorders psychiatrists see and treat in the community. With effective treatments, they can usually be treated well. Anxiety disorders usually encompass:

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorders (GAD)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia (fear of situations and places where one might have a panic attack)
  • Specific Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Treatment for Anxiety disorders does depend on the severity of the problem. Although, we usually recommend psychological treatments first, sometimes a combination of medication and psychological treatments is needed.

If you require psychological therapy for anxiety disorders, please follow this link (Brisbane) and (Sunshine Coast).