Question: What do I do when I am not able to function or do my usual things at work or school as a result of my anxiety disorder?
Answer: Anxiety disorders can be incredibly crippling, and if they're interfering with daily functioning, your best bet is to really seek out professional help. The most effective treatment that's not medication for anxiety disorders is cognitive behavioral therapy, and it can be found in -- lots of therapists do this kind of treatment. And it really works to address your thinking, your behaviors, and your emotions all at one time, so that they can replace them with more effective and helpful coping skills, so that you can really manage your anxiety in a more effective way and go on with your daily routine in a positive and productive way.
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