Anxiety is likely to occur together with other mental health conditions. According to current research, the following health conditions commonly co-occur with anxiety disorders:
- Depression: Anxiety and depression are closely linked, with 61.2 percent of people who experience a generalized anxiety disorder during their lifetimes also experience a major depressive disorder.
- Mania: Approximately 3.1 percent of people with lifetime generalized anxiety disorder will also experience mania.
- Substance Use Disorders: Anxiety disorders and substance abuse can occur together, as 42.8 percent of people with lifetime generalized anxiety disorder will also experience a substance use disorder during their lives.