According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in any given year, an estimated 18% of adults, 20% of teens, and 13% of children ages 8-15 have anxiety disorders causing such distress that it interferes with day-to-day living.
Women are 60% more likely to have an anxiety disorder than men, and the average age of onset for anxiety is just 11 years old. That's a lot to sort out, so we asked for some help from is Dr. Greg Mallis, a psychologist with Pine Rest.
You can learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety at Pine Rest.