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Obsessing about skitz.

Ever since I developed a fear of skitz...I stopped watching shows that I used to love like law and order and true crime shows. Those shows often feature people that have a mental illness such as skitz. A lot of them also look a certain way, so now when I see people that resemble that overall look I kind of get like uneasy. I do not get scared or anything or think anyone is gonna harm me. I just get this creeped out feeling. Now I'm wondering oh ***** what if this develops into an actual fear of people or something.
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675718 tn?1530033033
do you hear voices or see things?
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585414 tn?1288941302
  Anxiety disorder can itself cause psychiatric changes including not just fear of diseases but also at times dissociation and other issues that impair reality testing.  Anxiety disorder can also cause physical changes as well.
The best thing to do is to discuss the specific concerns you do experience with a psychiatrist. Anxiety disorder is treatable not only with medication
but also with cognitive behavioral therapy. Talk therapy can be helpful as well.
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