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Katharina  Star, Ph.D.

Help for Family and Friends

By October 16, 2012

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It can be difficult to understand what your loved one with panic disorder is going through. You may have a hard time relating to their fears, anxieties, and panic attacks. At times, it can be stressful to cope with a friend or family member's struggle with panic disorder. However, your support can play a big part of their recovery process.

Listed here are some articles that can help you better understand your loved one's condition and provide you with additional resources and support.


  • Understanding Panic Disorder: Here you will find information on the basics of this condition that will help you gain some clarity and acceptance of panic disorder.


  • Tips for Family and Friends: Follow these tips to be more supportive of your loved one with panic disorder.

  • Do's and Don'ts for Family and Friends: Get informed on how to sensitively handle a loved one's struggle with panic disorder.

  • Managing Caregiver Stress: Are you taking care of a friend or family member with panic disorder? Caring after a loved one with a mental health disorder can be stressful at times. Here you will find some tips to help in managing caregiver stress.


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