CHAPTER 13

What is an anxiety disorder and how do I go about getting more help?

Everyone gets anxious – which is why we’ve written How to Keep Calm and Carry On. We want to set out the range of strategies and techniques you can use to overcome your anxiety and get on with the rest of your life.

Very probably, that will do the trick. But what if your anxiety is more deeply engrained? What if it won’t shift? What if it’s stopping you from functioning normally? What if you’re suffering from what mental health professionals call an anxiety disorder? If you find yourself in this position, this book will still be very helpful. But you may also want to explore other sources of help.

ANXIETY DISORDERS

We’ll talk through the options for additional ...

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