One Patient’s Experience with Racing Thoughts and Getting Expert Help

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The following article was written by a LifeStance Health patient who wishes to remain anonymous.  I’m no stranger to anxiety. I had early signs of anxiety as young as four years old, and I was officially diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and major depression in my first year of college. When, years later, I […]

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