Irritability may manifest itself differently in each individual affected by it but is commonly associated with emotions such as impatience, annoyance, anger and frustration. Although it can be quite normal for people to experience feelings of irritability, if the feeling is excessive or pervasive, it can be a sign of a larger and more serious behavioral health disorder.

Excessive and frequent irritability may be a sign of one of the following behavioral health disorders:

If left untreated, any of the above anxiety disorders could lead to another behavioral health illness, such as depression.

For more information on irritability, visit Mental Health America.