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Health Tip: Worried About Anxiety Disorders?

Learn how to help loved ones cope

(HealthDay News) -- According to the University of Iowa's Virtual Hospital site, anxiety disorders are among the most common forms of mental illness in the United States, affecting some 4 million people.

If close friends or relatives have an anxiety disorder, here are suggested ways to help them cope:

  • Be stable and consistent. Don't surprise the person.
  • Let the person set his own pace for recovery.
  • Be patient and accepting.
  • Support the person as he moves forward in the recovery process.
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