Panic disorders are caused by sudden episodes of anxiety without apparent cause. They usually happen at least once a month and cause concern because repeated. Panic attacks also lead to an irrational fear of suffering disease, stroke or going crazy.
Agoraphobia is characterized by fear of panic attacks in situations that pose no threat, like home, or those from which escape would be difficult, as in traffic or a busy place.
Social phobia is fear to situations in which the individual must speak to several people and they can make a value judgment against him. Usually accompanied by the intention to avoid these situations, such as meetings, public speeches, meet people, or using a public facility.
Specific phobias are associated with a particular object or action, which prevents escape at all costs. For example: spiders, elevators, traveling …
Generalized Anxiety Disorders
Generalized Anxiety disorders are marked by chronic anxiety and a constant state of worry during the period in which they suffer, surpassing generality six months. Are more common concerns about physical problems such as palpitations, but no symptoms of panic or phobias.
Obsessive – compulsive
Obsessive – compulsive disorder is characterized by continued concerns about a particular subject that does not disappear from the head of the sufferer, or the repetition of rituals to avoid anxiety state; reaching consume excessive time in this situation. It can be detected by repeating repetitive gestures, such as washing hands often and check things repeatedly.
The PTSD is characterized by persistent anxiety situation after suffering a personal trauma (theft, accident, etc.) or outside the individual (for example, a natural disaster). It can also appear after the death or injury of someone close.