Did you know that approximately one in five Americans will be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder in his or her lifetime? What causes anxiety? What steps can you take to counter it? Join Shawn and Jean as they speak to a mental health counselor. Listen as they discuss where these anxiety issues might originate and what you can do to prevent them.
Guest: Jennifer Jill Schwirzer
Is Anxiety Growing in North America?Starting at 7 min56 sec
Is it a more prevalent issue today than it has been in the past?
What Is "Diagnosable Anxiety"?Starting at 9 min51 sec
Everyone worries from time to time, but what exactly does it mean to have "diagnosable anxiety"?
What Can Cause Anxiety?Starting at 15 min38 sec
Stress and poor coping mechanisms are two examples of things that can trigger someone to have anxiety.
Panic AttacksStarting at 26 min14 sec
What is a panic attack?
FearStarting at 51 min06 sec
Should we strive to have a fearless life? Is fear an acceptable emotion?