What is anxiety?
- a feeling of worry
- sense of apprehension
It is normal to experience mild anxiety before an exam or prior to a sporting match. It is our body’s way to prepare and help us perform better. Anxiety becomes problematic when it is intense, occurs frequently and interferes with work, relationships or study.
Anxiety affects 1 in 7 people in Australia each year.
12% of women and 7.1% of men experience anxiety during a twelve month period.