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angst 1

(ängkst)
n.
A feeling of anxiety or apprehension often accompanied by depression.

angst 2

abbr.
angstrom

Patient discussion about angst

Q. Social Anxiety I have found myself wondering more and more about social anxiety. My partner seemed to develop social anxiety around the same time she was diagnosed bipolar. i am wondering how many of you also suffer from soical anxiety and if you feel it is a result of bipolar disorder (perhaps personal knowledge of the possible behaviours associated with the illness) or if it is a seperate and unrelated symptom?

A. hi,
social anxiety disorder is best defeated by groups like
the Toastmasters International or the dale carnegie course.
The nwork without drugs
David

Q. what about opiod use in anxiety and depression? vicodin, anxiety, depression

A. START EDUCATING YOUR SELFS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.MOST OF THE TIME THEY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD,GO ON THE INTERNET AND REALLY CHECK YOUR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND IF THEY ARE BEING PRESCRIBED FOR OFF LABEL USE.

Q. what are anxiety symptoms for a teen? before i get to school my heart beats really fast when i talk to someone i somtimes get hot or start to sweat. i dont feel like myself i also don't talk to some people anymore because i'm scared its going to be akward..

A. Sounds like social anxiety.The butterflies people get when getting ready to speak in front of a group, for example. Start off by talking to one person at a time. and build up from there.

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