Kelty, this pin is to help you understand anxiety. It talks about what anxiety is, what the symptoms are, different types of anxiety disorders, and comfort in knowing that anxiety disorders can be maintained through medication, therapy, and life changes.
Everyone become anxious at one point or another about specific things. Giving a presentation at work, fear of flying, nervousness due to a job interview or an upcoming competitive race are all common examples of “everyday” anxiety among most people. This type of healthy anxiety is transient and does not affect people on a daily basis.
Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
Tourette's Syndrome Tourette’s disorder, or Tourette’s syndrome (TS) as it is frequently called, is a neurologic syndrome. The essential feature of Tourette’s are multiple tics that are sudden, rapid, recurrent, non-rhythmic, stereotypical, purposeless movements or vocalizations