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Panic Disorder


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You're
not alone
with
panic
Panic
is the
15th
most common reason
for therapy

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19/01/2020
170
males

with panic
talk to therapists

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19/01/2020
253
females

with panic
talk to therapists

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19/01/2020

Causes

nhs.uk
Genes
Events
Negativity
Brain
chemical imbalance
Uncertain
Combination
of causes

Symptoms

psychiatry.org
Thoughts
Worry
about heart attacks, panic attacks or uncontrollability
Feelings
Panic
abrupt, intense, recurrent attacks
Anxiety
Breathlessnes
Chest pain
Disconnectedness
Faintness
Flushes
Gasping
Nausea
Numbness
Palpitations
Perspiration
Trembling
Uncontrollability
Behaviours
Avoidance
of exercising or new situations

Diagnosis

psychiatry.org
Adults
Panic
abrupt, intense, recurrent attacks
Worry
about heart attacks, panic attacks or uncontrollability
and/orAvoidanceof exercising or new situations

as indicated by 4 (or more) ofAnxiety
Breathlessnes
Chest pain
Disconnectedness
Faintness
Flushes
Gasping
Nausea
Numbness
Palpitations
Perspiration
Trembling
Uncontrollability

1 (or more) months

Symptoms are not due to another condition or a substance

nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for
panic

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 7-14 sessions

229 therapists
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19/01/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 19 January 2020
Next check 01 January 2021