1. Abraham Lincoln
He is a famous country lawyer in the United States and the 16th president of the country. He was known for all his works that made the country progressive and highly developed. Lincoln suffered personal problems that lead him to acquire generalized anxiety disorder. He endured different types of traumatic experiences in his life including the loss of life of his loved ones. At a young age, he lost both of his parents as well as his sister. When he was already married, he lost ten children out of twelve, making him feel deep anxiety. For him to be able to deal with it, he was able to consult a doctor who helped him learn how to deal with his anxiety and stress. In return, he was able to manage his presidency properly.
2. Vincent Van Gough
He is a well known painter who gives life to the different types of artistic paintings. He is highly recognized by the people since the art of painting he is showing is a reflection of some particular lessons that are considered to be important for people. But, unfortunately he was able to acquire several types of mental health illnesses as he goes on with his career. Due to these illnesses, he was diagnosed to have generalized anxiety disorder that made him feel stressed and worried thinking of his condition. He was also noted as continuously drinking liquors that increases anxiety disorder. The death of his brother and his sister also adds to his anxiety. He was able to deal with it with the help of the doctors but unfortunately ended his life through suicide.
3. Barbra Streisand
She was known in the music industry for being such a reclusive singer. She acquired generalized anxiety disorder right after her concert in New York City. In the concert while she was singing, she unexpectedly forgot lyrics of the song that she was singing. Due to these, she developed fear facing people as well as great anxiety. She was not seen by people for almost 30 years since she choose not to be seen by the public. Since she was determined to gain back her musical career she was able to seek the assistance of experts on how she will be dealing with her condition. Streisand was able to deal with it and regain his singing career for just a short period of time.
4. Brian Wilson
He is a creative musical artist who is known for the different types of songs he wrote. He made a name in the music industry that made him popularly recognized by people. He was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder due to his childhood experiences. He has an abusive father who continuously hurts him as well as an alcoholic mother. He then refuses to be part of a band since he was hesitant with his condition. He relied on illegal drugs to lessen his anxiety disorder. Since then, he was able to deal with it and publicly performs in front of many people.
5. Donny Osmond
He is an American performer who was diagnosed with generalized genetic disorder. This was due to some traumatic events that happened in his life. The stress was produced by his worries since he is afraid that he might not be successful in show business. In order to deal with his problem, he was able to undergo medical treatments that teach him how to control his emotions.