How Common is It?
13.1% of the population in the United States have anxiety. Yikes!
GAD, PTSD, OCD, panic disorder, stress disorder, and phobias all fall under the anxiety umbrella.
Did You Know?
Records of different anxiety disorders have been documented since the 18th century.
25% of college students and 80% of community college students suffer from math anxiety.
Reducing Test Anxiety
Tests show that active participation in class and good study material can reduce test anxiety.
People with clinical disorders are 26 times more likely to commit self harm.
Out of 43% of all children with trauma, 13-15% of girls and 1-6% of boys will develop PTSD.
GAD and Substance Abuse
Men with GAD have significantly higher rates of substance abuse than women.
Before a Stressful Test
Giving a 10 min writing exercise for expressing feelings can help increase test performance.
Dog therapy is an inexpensive yet effective method for anxiety support.