Anxiety Diagnoses

The following are the names (diagnoses) that your mental health professional or medical provider may use to describe the type of anxiety you may have:

  • generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD),
  • panic disorder,
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and
  • social phobia (or social anxiety disorder)

(Adapted from the National Institute of Mental Health)