If you have already done the work needed to reduce your anxiety symptoms, you may fear a relapse in symptoms. A relapse is a complete return to all of your old ways of thinking and behaving when you are anxious. People who have a relapse are usually doing the same things that they did before they learned some new strategies for managing anxiety.
Once your symptoms are reduced and you are feeling better, you want to make sure that you hold on to these positive changes in the long-term. People can slip back into old habits and can lose the improvements they’ve made in their life.
Good news: There are ways to prevent relapse and get control over lapses!
This resource covers the following, and more: What is the difference between a lapse and a relapse?