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Katharina  Star, Ph.D.

Dealing With Loneliness

By March 27, 2012

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Everyone experiences feelings of loneliness from time to time. However, loneliness can be a common and persistent issue for people with panic disorder. If you struggle with symptoms of panic or anxiety, you may be familiar with how your condition can interfere with your relationships. Recurring panic attacks can make you feel embarrassed, fearing how others will perceive you. Agoraphobia can limit your ability to interact with others, contributing to additional feelings of isolation.

Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to overcome your feelings of loneliness while managing your condition. Learn a few tips to help you get past loneliness and isolation. Read the full article: Loneliness and Panic Disorder.

Additionally, there are several resources provided through this site to help you start connecting with others today. Check out our free support forum where people with panic disorder and other anxiety-related issues share in their experiences. We also have a Facebook Page where people with panic disorder share links and ideas.

Remember that there are many people who can relate to what you are going through. A diagnosis of panic disorder does not mean that you have to be lonely.

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