What Is Anxiety? - Definition, Symptoms & Causes


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Anxiety is best defined as an intense feeling of which of the following...

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1. Which of the following is not a symptom of anxiety?

2. Which of the following is a cause of anxiety?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Anxiety is a common symptom as well as a common disorder, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of its causes. Some things you'll be assessed on include features and risk factors of anxiety.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Feelings associated with anxiety
  • Symptoms of anxiety
  • Causes of anxiety
  • A false statement concerning anxiety

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about anxiety
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define anxiety
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a situation related to anxiety disorder

Additional Learning

Additional details concerning anxiety can be found in the associated lesson titled What Is Anxiety? - Definition, Symptoms & Causes. With this lesson, you'll take a look at:

  • The difference between anxiety and anxiety disorder
  • A detailed list of why people experience anxiety
  • The influences of genetics and medical conditions on anxiety