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Old 04-20-2020, 06:22 PM #1
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Default Please Explain Anxiety

From what ive heard and felt about anxiety. It doesn't even seem to be a real thing. It seems to be a cultural attack on guilt and shame which are motivations for good behavior.

I could be wrong. But could someone please explain to me what anxiety actually is and what it is not?

Is anxiety being afraid of failure or punishment? That doesn't sound like a mental health condition to me. It sounds like normal motivation stemming from the desire to stay alive.

I understand panic attacks as a mental health condition.

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Hi jbartram_7

Although we have this section at NeuroTalk for mental health discussions, you may find our other forums over at PsychCentral more helpful, infomative, and supportive, as mental health is the primary focus there. They also have chat sessions with psychologists and a lot more.

Here's the link to the PC forums. You will need to re-register there, but you can use the same info as here.
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Hope this proves helpful to you in your quest for answers
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