CROSSWORD ANXIETY DISORDERS WORKSHEET ANSWERS
Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes (e.g., blood pressure).
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental health problems that include;
- Generalised anxiety disorders
- Social phobias
- Specific phobias (for example, agoraphobia)
- Panic disorder
The main features of an anxiety disorder are fears or thoughts that a chronic and distressing and interfere with daily living.
What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
CBT is a type of psychotherapy used to help individuals improve distorted thoughts and behavioral patterns associated with mental health conditions such as anxiety.
CBT helps individuals identify negative thought patterns, learn how to regulate responses to anxiety-producing situations and develop healthy coping strategies.
- Art Therapy
Research shows that art therapy has a positive effect on individuals with mental health conditions including anxiety.
Art therapy combines psychological therapy with art-making (e.g., painting, drawing) to help people manage stress and express themselves without verbal communication.
- Exposure Therapy
This therapy exposes individuals to situations or objects that cause anxiety. Through repeated exposure, individuals acquire an increasing sense of control over the situation, and in return, their anxiety diminishes.
How Will This Worksheet Help You?
This worksheet is intended to help individuals uncover the underlying causes of their worries and fears, learn how to relax, look at situations in new, less frightening ways, and develop better coping and problem-solving skills.
How Should You Use This Worksheet?
This worksheet should be used by individuals who experience intense, excessive, and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations
You can download this worksheet here.
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