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What Is Anxiety? — The Science, Symptoms, and Causes

Updated: Mar 22, 2023

What is anxiety? What causes it? What are its symptoms? How many people suffer? And why do some suffer more than others? Join D as he explores these core questions about the number one mental health problem in the world today — anxiety.


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