Anxiety: Concept, types and how to treat

April 28, 2012

Anxiety and fear are two related but not equivalent concepts. Fear is a normal body reaction to situations involving an external threat, since an increase in heart rate and level of alertness of the organism and other characteristic signs we have all experienced at one time when we felt threatened or endangered. Anxiety is an unpleasant sensation accompanied by signs and symptoms similar to those found when we feel afraid,…