ANXIETY is good or bad? Let us say that everything needs balance. In our contact with the reality, it is common ahead to develop feelings of happiness and gratitude of successes and feelings of disillusionment and suffering ahead of our failures. Ahead of our sufferings we start to detect as ‘ ‘ perigo’ ‘ real or imaginary everything what it threatens our security and tranquilidade, either. Costumamos also to develop a series of reactions ahead of the situations that we judge threatening, reactions which we call anxiety. Anxiety is closely on to the change situations, a time that we will have to leave the rhythm with which we are accustomed, what it moves with our security. Therefore, all we try anxiety at some moments of our lives. Anxiety is a normal emotion, as the sadness or the joy and until a certain desirable point, since it can stimulate intelligence and the creativity, beyond stimulating in them for necessary changes. We can say that the anxiety becomes an upheaval when it keeps its degree raised for a drawn out period more of what, for example, some situation of crisis that is passing, and/or when is overcome incapacitante, making it difficult or disabling our daily activities.
Pathological the inadequate anxiety/can be characterized of diverse forms, as for example: phobia specifies, fear of one definitive one stimulates (animal, height, blood), social phobia (fear of being evaluated negative by other people), upheaval of the panic (fear of the physical sensations of the anxiety), among others. The anxiety presents emotional and physiological reactions. The emotional reactions are on to the fear and if they present as discomfort, intranquilidade, apprehension. The diffuse if manifest anxiety in the individual that interprets a great variety of situations as threatening and resulted probable apprehension for favorable, the individual tends if withholds to the negative and threatening aspects of the situations of daily. It is included, still, tension, internal fidget, oppression and subjective discomfort, exaggerated concerns, sleeplessness, unreliability, irritability, desconcentrao, desrealizao, depersonalization (rupture with the personality), etc. The physiological reactions are on to the tension and appear as sudorese, taquicardia, oppression in the thorax or epigastro, pains muscular, chronic headache, mouth dry, queimao in the stomach, or still diarria, nauseas, vomit, giddiness, turvao in the sight. As the symptoms they are diverse, being able to sugestionar other patologias, the initial work of the doctor is in excluding other illnesses that can have similar symptoms to the caused ones for the pathological anxiety. For in such a way, some clinical examinations can be necessary, however most important anamnese is the detailed story of information harvested of the patient during the consultation/.