Fast Five Quiz: Anxiety

Stephen Soreff, MD


August 09, 2021

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), anxiety disorders are the most common type of psychiatric disorders. Many patients experience physical symptoms related to anxiety and subsequently visit their primary care providers. Despite high prevalence rates of anxiety disorders, they often are underrecognized and undertreated.

The pandemic led to increased concerns about anxiety and its effects, which makes separating normal anxiety from disordered anxiety even more crucial. Do you know key clinical aspects of anxiety disorders as well as best practices for management? Refresh and test your knowledge of this common mental health concern with this short quiz.


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