Panic attacks and panic disorder
Panic attacks and panic disorders have distinct features that set them apart, read more to learn how to identify symptoms of each condition.
Agoraphobia is linked to panic disorder, and can impact a person's ability to work or socialise with friends and family.
People with claustrophobia feel anxious in enclosed spaces. If you’re claustrophobic, symptoms can feel overwhelming. Read on for treatment options
Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.
If you have ongoing fears and worries that cause distress and stop you from doing things, you may have an anxiety disorder — find out more here.
If you become suddenly aware of your heartbeat, especially if it's faster or harder, you could be having palpitations. Learn how to spot the signs and the causes of heart palpitations.
Separation anxiety disorder commonly occurs among young children. However, it is now also recognised as a condition that can affect adults.
Anxiety can help us remain alert and be ready for challenges, but for 1 in 8 Australians, anxiety is a disorder that can impact everyday life.
Breathing problems can come on slowly or quickly, and can be just annoying, or can be very serious.
Facing and overcoming fears
Facing your fears with gradual exposure can build your tolerance to the uncomfortable emotions, reduce anxiety and help you overcome the fears.