Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Answer the following in 80 - 100 words.Enumerate the various symptoms an individual with anxiety disorders exhibits. - Psychology

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Answer the following in 80 - 100 words.
Enumerate the various symptoms an individual with anxiety disorders exhibits.

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Solution

Anxiety is an emotion characterised by feelings of tension, hopelessness, etc.
Excessive level of anxiety which persists even after the anxiety-producing situation has gone away can lead to anxiety disorders.
(a) Physical Symptoms
• Heart palpitations and rapid heart rate
• Shortness of breath
• Dizziness or headaches
• Restlessness, tremors, and shaking
(b) Psychological Symptoms
• Mind racing or going blank
• Difficulty in concentration
• Forgetfulness
• Problems in decision making
• Irritability, impatience and anger
(c) Behavioural Symptoms
• Avoiding people and situations
• Repetitive checking
• Strong urge to escape the situation

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Balbharati Psychology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 First Aid in Mental Health
Exercise | Q Q.3.(3) | Page 94
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