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

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02/04/2020
176
males

with panic
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
02/04/2020
253
females

with panic
talk to therapists

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02/04/2020
Panic is a mental health condition. It is also known as Panic Disorder.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
3
Worry
about heart attacks, panic attacks or uncontrollability
Feelings
3
Panic
abrupt, intense, recurrent attacks
4
Anxiety
2
Breathlessnes
0
Chest pain
2
Disconnectedness
1
Faintness
0
Flushes
1
Gasping
1
Nausea
1
Numbness
1
Palpitations
0
Perspiration
1
Trembling
2
Uncontrollability
Behaviours
1
Avoidance
of exercise or new situations
psychiatry.org

Causes

3
Genes
relative with panic
2
Events
triggers include bereavement
2
Brain
chemical imbalance
3
Uncertain
2
Combination
of causes
nhs.uk

Diagnosis

Adults

1 (or more) months of:

Panic
abrupt, intense, recurrent attacks
with 4 (or more) of:Anxiety
Breathlessnes
Chest pain
Disconnectedness
Faintness
Flushes
Gasping
Nausea
Numbness
Palpitations
Perspiration
Trembling
Uncontrollability
Worry
about heart attacks, panic attacks or uncontrollability
and/orAvoidanceof exercise or new situations
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for panic

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 7-14 sessions
Online therapists

127 online therapists
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02/04/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 02 April 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
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