Anxiety is a vague, unpleasant emotional state which is characterised by experiences of apprehension, dread, distress, and uneasiness. People experience anxiety for various reasons. All people experience anxiety at some point in their life. Being able to handle anxiety is an important life skill. Some people have anxiety disorders (look at Anxiety disorders for more information). Symptoms of anxiety might include an increasing heart rate, sweating, and feeling out of control.
- Anxiety disorders