Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder

Panic attack is the intense Anxiety accompanied by

  • Feeling of Impending doom
  • Palpitations, chest pain and choking sensation with dizziness
  • Fear of dying, losing control or going mad

Panic Disorder – Recurrent panic attacks not restricted to particular situation

  • Mean Age – 25 Years, Female 2-3 times more common
  • Can be present with other conditions, most common being Agoraphobia
  • Neurotransmitters – NE, Serotonin, GABA and Cholecystokinin

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