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Anticipatory Anxiety Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with an  Anticipatory Anxiety Worksheet. It will help you know the cyclic process of anxiety and how Anticipatory worsening a person’s condition in the future.

What is an anticipatory anxiety worksheet?

Anxiety is a state of fear and nervousness which is provoked by certain things and situations. Anticipatory anxiety is the fear and disturbance you experience before the event. That fear leads to body symptoms like muscle tension, stress, etc. When a person encounters the event that predominates, fear makes things worse which further reinforces his fear and beliefs regarding a particular event. Anticipatory Anxiety worksheet aims to make you aware of the steps that make anxiety prevail and strengthen it in the future.

How will an anticipatory anxiety worksheet help?

Anxiety has adverse impacts on a person’s life. It causes rapid heart rate, palpitations, and chest pain. You may also be at an increased risk of high blood pressure and heart diseases. Moreover, it affects your personal and social life. This worksheet helps you to know the cyclic process of anxiety.

Instructions on how to use an anticipatory anxiety worksheet.

Anxiety is a cyclic process. There is a fear or negative thoughts regarding an event when actual events occur, that fear leads to many undesired body symptoms and behaviors which negatively reinforce that fear for future events. In this way, anxiety maintains its occurrence in a person's life.

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On this page, we provided you with an  Anticipatory Anxiety Worksheet. It hopefully helped you to know the cyclic process of anxiety and how fear leads to worsening the condition of a person in the future.

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The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.