10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about...


  1. What causes anxiety?

  2. How does anxiety affect my body and overall health?

  3. What medications treat anxiety? How do they work?

  4. Do these medications cause side effects? What should I know or do about the side effects?

  5. Will my personality change if I take antidepressants or other medications?

  6. How long will it take for the medication to help me feel better?

  7. How does psychotherapy help with anxiety?

  8. What other steps can I take to manage my anxiety?

  9. Do you have experience treating anxiety?

  10. How do I reach you in an emergency?

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More than 18 percent of American adults have some form of anxiety disorder-the most common mental illness in the United States.