anxiety anxiety  /æŋ ˈzaɪ ə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
  2. (n) (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic

Usage(s):

  1. There are as many ways to relieve anxiety as there are things that make us anxious.
  2. To Rank, anxiety was the apprehension involved in these separations.
  3. Mowrer notes that anxiety arises when the person feared is also loved.

News

  1. Anxiety Gaming Wants To Offer Mental Help Via Game Console

    An Ominous Cow Erred writes "In an odd approach to reaching out to otherwise shut-in sufferers of mental distress, an organization called Anxiety Gaming is betting that online intervention is the best way to reach people with emotional difficulties. Their argument is that the social nature of modern gaming makes it a valid means of reaching people who might not otherwise seek help through more ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. New Anxiety App Aims to Help

    Anxiety disorders can be debilitating. For people who don’t seek professional help, a new iPhone app offers guidance. AnxietyCoach ($4.99) allows people to track their worries. Based on a user’s responses, the app suggests therapeutic exercises.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Valley News

  3. How To Control Anxiety | “Anxiety Child Program” Teaches People How To Overcome Their Child’s Anxiety – Tony Nguyen

    Anxiety Child Program created by Rich Presta is a new course that gives people advanced strategies on how to control anxiety, and the information and resources to help their children overcome their anxiety. A full Anxiety Child Program review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the course is worth buying. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/how-to-control ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "The holidays are fast approaching and this will be a time of anxiety for Americans worried about their mortgages and their homes," Bush said.
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The opener is always harder," Dunga said. "There is the anxiety, the players are more nervous than usual, trying to do too much. But we are satisfied."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Carlos Dunga Source: The Associated Press

  3. "He does things at full speed, so that's going to create a lot of anxiety for all defencemen," assistant general manager Don Sweeney said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Don Sweeney Source: TSN

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