What is anxiety –


Anxiety is an emotion, or often a set of emotions that is usually identified as an unpleasant or worse feeling – a feeling of dread, fear  – something bad is about to happen and this can cause worry and distress and lead the feeling into further dread and fear. Like a vicious circle, Anxeity is charactarised by symptoms that feed off each other and get bigger with each bite.


The Cambridge dictionary give a definition of anxiety as an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future. This is a good broad definition of what anxiety is -a fear or worry that something might happen that hasn’t happened yet.


In medical terms, Anxiety is a collection of common symptoms that come together and present as anxiety.