Everyone feels anxious at times. But usually, the anxious feelings go away after a short time. People who have an anxiety disorder feel constant fear or worry. These feelings do not go away, and may get worse over time. This can affect their ability to function in school, work, and relationships.
There are several different types of anxiety disorders. Most are treated with psychotherapy, medication, or both. Learn more about anxiety disorders, and how you can care for people with this condition.