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More information about anxiety disorders

Family support

Parenting when you have an anxiety disorder can be really challenging, and your kids may find life difficult while you are ill. Use the resources and support groups listed on Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction to help your family deal with the issues they may face.

You might also find the resources below useful.

Specific disorder information

Generalised anxiety disorder

Health anxiety

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Panic disorder and agoraphobia


Social anxiety

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers.Last reviewed April 2015.

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Earthquake stress

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