Answer the following questions in 25 - 30 words.
Anxiety disrupts day to day functioning of an individual :
State two predispositional factors contributing to anxiety.
The anxiety that is excessive or persists after the anxiety creating situation has subsided leads to anxiety disorders such as phobias, acute stress disorder, etc. predispositional factors in anxiety are -
(i) Genetic factors - if anyone in the family has anxiety issues, then the person will be at a higher risk of exhibiting high levels of anxiety as compared to other persons.
(ii) Childhood trauma such as physical or mental neglect or abuse, death of a loved one, parental divorce, etc.