The Priory Group asked anxiety sufferers to share the worst comments people had made about their anxiety. The results, shown in these pictures, revealed a general lack of empathy.
“Saying ‘snap out of it’ or ‘there’s nothing wrong with you’ is hugely detrimental,” says long-term anxiety sufferer Jonathan. “What that person doesn’t realise is that they are embedding those thoughts into the anxiety sufferer’s mind, which ultimately makes it worse.”
Read them all here.