Physiological Psychology and Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is a reaction which disturbs the human body and mind. It performs for the basic needs to function in daily life. Anxiety is a caution that tells a person to save himself from various threats and danger. In the following video, the symptoms of Physiological Psychology and Anxiety Disorder are explained.

When the body and mind are starting to take action against those threats and danger then a person feels anxiety in form of physical symptoms, increasing of heartbeat and breathing, tired muscles, sweating, stomach problems, and trembling of hands and legs.

All these actions are happened due to a rush of adrenaline and other chemicals in the human brain, and that chemicals are activated in the human body to get away from those threats. The releasing amount of those chemical depends on the mild and extreme situation and condition of the body.

Anxiety is a common state for various disorders which are causing different problems such as nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying in a person’s thoughts. All these various thoughts influence in people’s daily life, that way they behave in a certain situation and feel about it, and they express it as physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is disturbing people’s daily life in a micro level while severe anxiety can affect people and make them weaker and it can impact on human emotions seriously.

People are experiencing a change in their emotions of fear, worry and uncomfortable condition during the facing some challenges such as test, interview, or examination, etc. Such kinds of feelings are considered normal. While anxiety is a problem which affects and interfere with a person’s ability of sleeping or other function with its symptoms.

Various types of symptoms are specified by the different types of anxiety disorder rather anxiety disorder is known by the following symptoms;

  • Feelings of being alone due to restlessness
  • Fearful or powerless feelings
  • Physical symptoms like muscles tiredness, sweating, and a sharp heartbeat
  • A sense of being impending to the danger
  • Concentration problem or memory problem
  • Lose of sleep
  • Irritable behavior

All the people who have anxiety disorder contain the intrusive thoughts or symptoms related to intrusive thoughts. They may avoid certain situations out of worry. Sweating, trembling, dizziness or rapid heartbeat is also found in those people as physical symptoms. (Kazdin, 2000)

It is an extreme fear of an individual who experiences been judged by other members of his society. This feeling of fear is ranging men to men, gender to gender, society to society, sect to sect, and always in culture to culture. People find themselves being involved in such kinds of feelings due to various cultural interpretations. It depends on the age of a person and the social aspect that is generating worry feelings.