anxiety

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  • Women are twice as likely to be affected than men.
  • Very likely to be comorbid with other disorders.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Equally common among men and women.
  • One-third of affected adults first experienced symptoms in childhood.
  • There are many different forms of OCD

Panic Disorder

  • Women are twice as likely to be affected than men.
  • Very high comorbidity rate with major depression.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Women are more likely to be affected than men.
  • Rape is the most likely trigger of PTSD, 65% of men and 45.9% of women who are raped will develop the disorder.
  • Childhood sexual abuse is a strong predictor of lifetime likelihood for developing PTSD.

Social Anxiety Disorder

  • It is equally common among men and women.
  • Specific Phobias
  • Women are twice as likely to be affected as men.