ANXIETY REACTION

an intense emotional response to a stimulus, characterized by marked apprehension and accompanied by somatic symptoms of tension in the muscles, sweating, or heart rate increases.

ANXIETY REACTION: "A person who is afraid of public speaking may experience an anxiety reaction while doing so - including sweating and blushing. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANXIETY REACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anxiety-reaction/ (accessed August 20, 2019).
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