As Scott Neumyer so clearly and profoundly iterates, "what makes anxiety disorders so difficult to pinpoint and so misunderstood is that anxiety is an incredibly unique emotion. No two people with an anxiety disorder are alike — there is no obvious wound or manifestation. Each victim experiences different symptoms, handles the situation differently, and internalizes the attack differently after it has passed."
To get a better understanding of what it's like to live and more especially, to work with anxiety and panic attacks, check out the must-read eye-opening article "I Am Royce White: Living and Working with Anxiety Disorder." The article also includes an in-depth interview with pro-basketball player Royce White, shedding some light on his anxiety disorder and the requests he's made to his team and the NBA to better accommodate mental illness. In fact, White has recently been making headlines as he is one of the first professional athletes to not only be open about his mental health, but also is one of the first to really advocate for and demand acknowledgement of mental illness among players in addition to pushing for better support and healthcare while playing professional sports