Most Fit Into More Than One

Anxiety Categories

Many people may experience an overlapping of two or more of these disorders than one category or type of anxiety. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIHM) lists these categories:
 Anxiety Disorders: 
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobia-Related Disorder
  • Agoraphobia Disorder 
The NIHM also mentions these additional disorders:
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder