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What are the symptoms of panic disorder and how can I stop them?

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Dr. William Patterson
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Panic Defined: Its manifested by recurrent sudden anxiety attacks that peak within 10 minutes and accompanied by at least 4 out of 13 symptoms listed in dsm-4 such as sweating, fast heart rate, chest pain, dizziness, short of breath, etc.Plus at least 1 month of worrying about having others. Best treated with ssris, benzodiazepines and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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