Are you worried that someone in your social environment might suffer from an anxiety disorder? Find out which indications and behavioral changes could point to this.

Are you worried that someone in your social environment, partner, family member, friend, acquaintance, colleague, fellow student, classmate or neighbor might be suffering from an anxiety disorder? In the following we have listed a few indications and behavioral changes that may point to this:

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These or similar changes in your counterpart can of course also have completely different causes than an anxiety disorder. Perhaps he or she suffers from another mental or physical illness or is currently struggling with a challenging life event. In these cases, too, it is of course helpful to be offered support. It is best to address the changes you are noticing directly and signal that you are there for the other person and are listening. That alone can help tremendously.