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Fear of impending doom

Fear of impending doom anxiety symptom:

You feel as though something extremely bad is going to happen but you are not sure what. You may also feel as though your world is coming to an end.

This fear of "what if" may be intermittent, frequent, or on-going. These fears can cause you fear episodes and even panic. Often, these type of fears are hard to break free of.

NOTE: There are direct physiological and psychological reasons why anxiety symptoms occur. The Recovery Support area of our website contains detailed information about common anxiety symptoms including what they are, why they occur, and what you can do to eliminate them. It includes the anxiety symptom fear of impending doom.

The combination of good self-help information and working with an experienced anxiety disorder therapist, coach, or counselor is the most effective way to overcome anxiety and its many symptoms. Until the core causes of anxiety are addressed - we call these core causes the underlying factors of anxiety - a struggle with anxiety unwellness can return again and again. Dealing with the underlying factors of anxiety is the best way to eliminate problematic anxiety and its symptoms once and for all.

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Authors: Jim Folk, Marilyn Folk, BScN. Last updated June 2015. Information, support, and coaching/counseling/therapy for problematic anxiety and its sensations and symptoms, including the anxiety symptom impending doom.