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Panic

1. See: Bank panic.

2. See: Panic buying.

3. See: Panic selling.
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Many medical conditions can mimic panic disorder symptoms: cardiovascular, pulmonary, and neurologic diseases; endocrine diseases (eg, hyperthyroidism); drug intoxication (eg, stimulants such as cocaine, amphetamines); drug withdrawal (eg, benzodiazepines, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics); and ingestion of excessive quantities of caffeine.
Current studies and guidelines suggest Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT) and/or pharmacotherapy for the treatment of panic disorder.
of panic disorder is not known but some authorities believe that the condition was inherited and they think that patients may have unusually sensitive nervous systems that respond inappropriately to events and surroundings.
Preliminary look at the effects of pregnancy on the course of panic disorder Anxiety 1994-1995; 1:227-232.
Consensus statement on panic disorder from the International Consensus Group on Depression and Anxiety.
The Panic Disorder Severity Scale self-report is a validated measure of panic symptoms that may be useful in clinical practice.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Young adults with higher blood lead levels appear more likely to have major depression and panic disorders, even if their exposure to lead levels if generally considered safe, a report in Archives of General Psychiatry revealed.
I have concluded that panic disorder must be a form of porphyria; it just may be hard to detect with lab tests.
Researchers concluded that panic disorder was associated with a 38 percent increase in the risk of heart attack in those under age 50.
But if you have panic attacks frequently, it could mean you have panic disorder, a type of chronic anxiety disorder.
Blood tests for panic disorder and other mental health conditions potentially are around the corner, according to a study by the University of Iowa, Iowa City.