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Panic Disorder



You're
not alone
with
panic
Panic
is the
15th
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
170
males

with panic
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
253
females

with panic
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019

Causes

of panic
Source: nhs.uk
GeneticsLife eventsNegative thoughtsNeurotransmittersUnknown

Symptoms

of panic
Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Panic
Thoughts

Worry
Panic
Feelings

Panic attacks
Anxiety
Breathlessnes
Chest pain
Disconnectedness
Dying
Faintness
Flushes
Gasping
Instability
Nausea
Numbness
Palpitations
Perspiration
Trembling
Panic
Behaviours

Avoidance

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

4 (or more) symptoms of panic attacks. With 1 (or more) months of worry and/or avoidance.

Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
for Panic

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 7-14 sessions
A nice.org.uk recommendation

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020