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What is Panic attack?

What is Panic attack?

A panic attack is a sudden episode of unreasoning fear or panic. Many attacks cause such severe physical symptoms ...more »

  • Panic attack: Sudden attack of unreasonable panic or fear without any real danger.
  • Panic attack: specific psychological phenomenon characterized by sudden onset of anxiety (often unrelated to objective events), accompanied by autonomic symptoms such as tachycardia, paresthesia, flushing, and sweating.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Panic attack: a sudden attack of fear.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Panic attack: Introduction

Types of Panic attack:

Broader types of Panic attack:

How serious is Panic attack?

Complications of Panic attack: see complications of Panic attack

What causes Panic attack?

Causes of Panic attack: see causes of Panic attack
Risk factors for Panic attack: see risk factors for Panic attack

What are the symptoms of Panic attack?

Symptoms of Panic attack: see symptoms of Panic attack

Complications of Panic attack: see complications of Panic attack

Panic attack: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Panic attack.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Panic attack.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Panic attack: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Panic attack.
Treatments for Panic attack: see treatments for Panic attack
Alternative treatments for Panic attack: see alternative treatments for Panic attack
Research for Panic attack: see research for Panic attack

Organs Affected by Panic attack:

Organs and body systems related to Panic attack include:

Name and Aliases of Panic attack

Main name of condition: Panic attack

Class of Condition for Panic attack: mental

Other names or spellings for Panic attack:

Anxiety attack

Panic disorder Source - Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Panic attack: Related Conditions

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