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Anxiety is comprised of physical feelings, negative thoughts, worry and avoidance behaviors. With anxiety, there is a very clear connection between the mind and the body. Yet anxiety disorders are very treatable (see www.adaa.org). Research from the National Institute of Mental Health (www.nimh.nih.gov) states that cognitive-behavioral therapy (with or without doctor-prescribed medication) is the most effective treatment for anxiety disorders. Click on CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy) for more information.