I am currently on a medical leave of absence for anxiety. My current employer has been supportive and knows (and even has encouraged me) I am interviewing for other positions. I have been with my current employer for over 10 years with exceptional performance reviews. My current employer has also written me an excellent letter of recommendation.
How do I best explain my medical leave while interviewing? I feel that if I use the word anxiety, it will leave some people questioning if I can do the new position. If I am too vague, I feel I will leave some people filling in the blanks (alcoholism, etc.).
Any suggestions on how to explain my situation?