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Transcript of Wellness
The quality, or state of being healthy in body and mind, involving deliberate effort and care for oneself.
Incidence and Prevalence
Emotional: Anticipating the worst,
Physical: Pounding heart, sweating
fatigue, headaches, stomach
-Environmental and External Causes
-Substance use and abuse
Impact of Anxiety
anxiety to never be diagnosed
Causes those with
- Do not want to seek treatment
-Fear instead of work
-Fear of failure
-Lack of patience
-Need for reassurance
-Start to skip school
-Lack of attention
-Reflects on your marks
-Pain masking pain
-Cry for help
Role of Society
Breaking Down the Stigma
The feeling of worry, nervousness, and unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
-Affects 3% of general population annually (ages 18-54)
-Affects 5% in a lifetime
-Affects twice as many women
-Begins in childhood
-Affects 4 million adults in Canada
Types of Anxiety:
-General Anxiety Disorder
-Social Anxiety Disorder
-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
-Therapy (6 types)
-Complementary & Alternative Treatments
-Lack of knowledge
-Lack of time to spread word
-Lack of electronic records
-Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada
(Encourage development of effective approaches to the prevention of anxiety disorders)
-Spread the word
-What are two symptoms of anxiety?
-How can anxiety be treated?
-How can we stop the stigma surrounding anxiety?
By: Kelsey Walker & Jacklynn Powis