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Anxiety vs Stress

Cara Santa Maria

Anxiety vs. Stress: What's The Difference?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

Acute and chronic stress aren't diagnosable mental illnesses, but anxiety disorders are. So what's the difference? To me, this line is a bit fuzzy. It all comes down to what's happening in the brain, and how that affects an individual's ability to cope.