Cannabis and Anxiety
Anxiety disorders are characterised by excessive nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worry that is out of proportion to the actual danger. OCD, PTSD, panic disorder and phobias are considered anxiety disorders. Symptoms include nervousness, tension, panic, a sense of doom, increased heart rate, sweating, fatigue, and/or trouble concentrating. Almost 6% of New Zealand adults have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders (including
generalised anxiety disorder, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder).