Anxiety disorders affect about 26% of the Portuguese population (data from the first study undertaken in Portugal about prevalence of mental disorders in the adult population – EENSM, 2013).
This type of mental disorders range from generalized anxiety to obsessive-compulsive disorders, including:
- specific phobias
- social anxiety (social phobia)
- panic attack
- generalized anxiety disorders
- obsessive-compulsive disorders
R&CS has psychologists certified by Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses who have an extensive experience in treating these pathologies, using cognitive-behaviour therapy - the most effective intervention model for these disorders.
The intervention in this area is done with psychologists, whenever necessary.