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Expectations About Anxiety Disorder Recovery

Last updated: January 19, 2021

Recovering from anxiety disorder requires information, professional help, effort, and patience. Having healthy expectations about the length of recovery can remove a barrier to recovery.

Play the video clip below to hear answers to questions about anxiety disorder recovery expectations. Jim Folk was joined by anxiety disorder therapist, Chris Papastamos.

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The combination of good self-help information and working with an experienced anxiety disorder therapist is the most effective way to address anxiety disorder and its many symptoms. Until the core causes of anxiety are addressed - the underlying factors that motivate apprehensive behavior - a struggle with anxiety disorder can return again and again. Identifying and successfully addressing anxiety's underlying factors is the best way to overcome problematic anxiety.

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