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Anxiety in Teenagers -
When Should You Go to Therapy?

By Jolie Andre

As for teenagers, anxiety is a common trait where it disturbs everyday life. Seeking therapy will helps a lot to reduce such a situation. And having sound knowledge of when to seek therapy is useful for them. There are a few situations in which you have to go to therapy and treat it well. Below are the situations when a teenager should go to therapy.

1. Depression

If a person feels depressed, which means he is a state of being upset deeply about small things, now, he will definitely need therapy to overcome it. They should go to high levels of depression if this doesn't get treated.

2. Extreme worrying

Worrying, or afraid about small things or for no reason, defines anxiety as too high. The usual feeling of worry is common, but if it reaches an extreme point, then a teenager should go to therapy. A person who suffers from extreme anxiety will worry about unusual things and checks whether they did right or wrong continuously. Socializing with friends also causes panic for them.

3. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Compulsion and obsessions are very common in a particular stage of anxiety as it indicates that it reaches a high level. Bad thoughts on every aspect are seen and should be cured with therapy because no other things will work out other than therapy. Or else it may lead to dangerous paths.

4. Phobias

Phobias generally cause fear of something. In fact, phobias are not much dangerous if it goes to an extreme level a therapy will deal with it.

5. Social anxiety

It is an anxious feeling where a teenager will never be able to speak in front of others. Intense fear of everything or everyone is really a bad trait for them. So treating with therapy can enable a teenager to speak fluently without any fear. It is better to have a social connection with everyone.

6. Panic attacks

There are no apparent reasons for these panic attacks in anxiety. There are no apparent reasons for these panic attacks in anxiety. Persons face sudden and intense attacks of physical symptoms such as dizziness, shortness of breath, pounding heart, tingling feelings, or numbness. Over-activity of anything will reveal the extreme level of the body's fear. It also never allow a person to go anywhere outside as it will increase panic state. Anxiety disorders generally cause panic attacks, so therapy should be needed to treat these attacks to become a healthy state.

7. Posttraumatic stress disorder

This disorder occurs due to the stress levels for past experiences or past things. These experiences are like terrifying and traumatic as it causes anxiety. This order will reflect through some ways like nightmares, flashbacks, or constant fear about the fact they know. Such situations should be avoided only through therapy so that it reduces fear, worry, and stress. The posttraumatic disorder is generally seen in most of the people because they face many situations which keeps them in a state of anxiety. Seeking therapy is the best advice to face all these challenges.

Author Bio: Jolie Andre

I enjoy writing on various niches like managing relationship, travel, stress management and performance management. In my free time I love travelling and have been to some of the beautiful outdoor camping places in Canada.


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