Adult Separation Anxiety, continued

Mental Health Facilities in Greensboro, NCAre you suffering from severe anxiety symptoms and signs that you can't quite explain? Are you constantly feeling lonely, unmotivated or depressed when your spouse or children leave for work or school? If so, you might be dealing with a mental disorder. Those that are familiar with these types of diseases understand the trials and tribulations that come with it. However, those that don't understand the illness have a harder time knowing whether or not they're suffering from one. Today, we are going to continue talking about adult separation anxiety disorder, also known as ASAD. Below, you'll find more information. Be sure to check out our previous blog for more information. If you're looking for mental health facilities in Greensboro, NC, call Legacy Freedom. We can help.

Symptoms of ASAD

  • Agitation
  • Appetite changes
  • Compulsions
  • Cyclical thinking
  • Derealization
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Dizziness
  • Elevated levels of anxiety
  • Frequent urination due to inescapable nervousness
  • Guilty feelings
  • Headaches or migraines
  • High blood pressure
  • Impaired memory
  • Inability to focus on tasks
  • Increased heart rate
  • Powerful and excessive fear
  • Irritability
  • Labored breathing
  • Lack of concentration
  • Muscle tension
  • Nausea
  • Nightmares
  • Constant feelings of nervousness
  • Pacing
  • Profuse sweating
  • Restlessness
  • Ritualistic thinking
  • Shame
  • Stomachaches
  • Vomiting

The following signs can also be a warning to those that are experiencing this condition. These signs can also be used to identify loved ones, family members, or friends dealing with separation anxiety.

  • Development of a substance abuse problem
  • Addiction
  • Development of a co-occurring mental health condition
  • Financial problems
  • Failure to maintain employment
  • Amplified conflict in interpersonal relationships
  • Social isolation
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Suicide attempts

Here, you’ll find mental health disorders that co-occur with separation anxiety disorder in adults:

  • Agoraphobia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Specific phobias

Accepting help with a mental disorder can be difficult. Often, those suffering blame themselves for their situation and rarely think that it can be helped. Feeling helpless and hopeless is a common problem with all types of mental illnesses. However, accepting help is the first step in the right direction. Know that whatever it is that's causing your disorder, treatment can help. Holistic, alternative therapy is here for you. All you have to do is acknowledge that you need it.

Outpatient Mental Health Facilities in Greensboro, NC

Contact Legacy Freedom of Greensboro to learn more about the following therapy options for your mental disorder.

  • Adventure therapy
  • Acupuncture therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Chemical dependency
  • Discharge/Aftercare
  • Equine assisted therapy
  • EMDR therapy
  • Inner child
  • Life/Purpose coaching
  • Meditation therapy
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sound therapy
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga

We also treat the following disorders:

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Specific phobias
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cyclothymic disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • PTSD and Panic disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Factitious disorders
  • Process addictions
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Stress response syndromes
  • Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Anxiety, Panic, and Social disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction, Gender identity disorders
  • Personality disorders: OCD, Paranoia, etc.
  • Tic disorders – Tourette’s etc.
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Autism spectrum disorders

Don't wait to call. There's no reason why you should put off treatment. Help is available. To get back to a happy, healthy life, call now to be connected to one of the best mental health facilities in Greensboro, NC.

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