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Anxiety Resembling Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Understand your anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, including 5 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 5 Possible Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics

5 Possible Anxiety Resembling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder. It entails frequent, upsetting thoughts called obsessions. To try to control the thoughts, one feels an overwhelming urge to repeat certain rituals or behaviors. These are called compulsions.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: impaired social or occupational functioning, anxiety, aggression, anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder, repetitive patterns of behavior

Symptoms that always occur with obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd): anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder, impaired social or occupational functioning

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Depression

Depression is a mental disorder in which a person feels constantly sad, hopeless, discouraged, and loses interest in activities and life on more days than not. These symptoms interfere with daily life, work, and friendships.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: fatigue, depressed mood, headache, anxiety, irritability

Symptoms that always occur with depression: depressed mood

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Panic or anxiety attack(s)

Panic or anxiety attacks are sudden feelings of intense fear or stress without true danger. Symptoms usually peak and then decrease within minutes. One may feel as if they are losing control or have physical symptoms like sweating or a racing heart. A panic attack can be a very scary experience and should be taken seriously.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms:

Symptoms that always occur with panic or anxiety attack(s): anxiety or anxiety/panic attacks

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. Generalized anxiety disorder refers to ongoing feelings of worry and anxiousness that persists for at least six months. Generalized anxiety disorde...

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Panic disorder

Panic disorder is a chronic condition that involves repeated episodes of panic attacks, as well as worry about future attacks or consequences of attacks, or unhelpful changes in behavior to avoid the attacks. Panic attacks are episodes of sudden-onset fear, discomfort, and/or other symptoms tha...

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Anxiety Resembling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Are you feeling irritable (easily made upset)?
  • Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
  • Are you having difficulty concentrating or thinking through daily activities?
  • Do you notice your heart beating hard, rapidly, or irregularly (also called palpitations)?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Anxiety Resembling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder have also experienced:

  • 9% Anxiety
  • 7% Depressed Mood
  • 4% Fatigue

People who have experienced anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder were most often matched with:

  • 36% Depression
  • 36% Panic Or Anxiety Attack(S)
  • 27% Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Ocd)

People who have experienced anxiety resembling obsessive-compulsive disorder had symptoms persist for:

  • 54% Over a month
  • 22% Less than a day
  • 11% Less than a week

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.