Anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders are frequently undiagnosed and undertreated. Learn more.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) arises as an immediate, delayed and/or protracted response to a traumatic or stressful event.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is characterised by the occurrence of repeated panic attacks, which last anything from a few seconds to a few minutes, but which are experienced as extremely frightening and uncomfortable.

Fear or phobia?

Do you have an intense fear of animals, heights, blood, injections, planes? You may be suffering from a phobia.

Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is also known as social phobia. A phobia is an irrational fear resulting in conscious avoidance of a situation, activity or object.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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