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Is anxiety a gateway to other mental health problems? Comorbidities with depression and other anxiety disorders

Emotional disorders like anxiety and depression are common mental health conditions that cause significant distress across the lifespan. More often than not, these conditions tend to co-occur, with reports that 63% to 67% experience both anxiety and depression (Lamers, 2011). Evidence suggests that individuals with co-occurring anxiety-depression experience higher rates of recurrence, greater symptom severity, more functional impairment, and increased suicidality than those with anxiety or depression alone (Lamers et al., 2011; Ruscio et al., 2017).

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