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Panic Disorder Basics

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When it comes to managing panic symptoms and avoiding the many difficulties associated with panic disorder and agoraphobia, knowledge is power. Understanding the basics of panic disorder and agoraphobia can go a long way in your treatment and recovery.
  1. What is Panic Disorder?
  2. Symptoms of Panic Disorder
  3. Causes of Panic Disorder
  4. Diagnosing Panic Disorder
  5. Co-occurring Conditions

What is Panic Disorder?

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When it comes to managing panic symptoms and avoiding the many difficulties associated with panic disorder and agoraphobia, knowledge is power. Understanding the basics of these anxiety disorders can impact your treatment and recovery.

Symptoms of Panic Disorder

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The symptoms of panic disorder can include psychological and physical complaints. Some of these symptoms can mimic other disorders, making it hard to tell if what you’re experiencing is related to panic disorder or not.

Causes of Panic Disorder

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The causes of panic disorder are somewhat complex. These causes are believed to have psychological, environmental and genetic influences.

Diagnosing Panic Disorder

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Do you wonder how panic disorder is diagnosed? Here you will find information about the diagnostic criteria your healthcare provider uses to make a diagnosis of panic disorder.

Co-occurring Conditions

Panic disorder may exist with other psychological or physical conditions. Here you will learn about some conditions that may occur with panic disorder.

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