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What are the differences in the symptoms of panic disorder vs. Anxiety disorder?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Triggers
Anxiety has a range of symptoms from neverousness to immobilizaiton.
Panic is always set of full blast and has some underlying determinant.

In brief: Triggers
Anxiety has a range of symptoms from neverousness to immobilizaiton.
Panic is always set of full blast and has some underlying determinant.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Anxiety & Panic
"anxiety disorders" is a group of several disorders sharing anxiety in common, but with differentiations in between.
Panic disorder is one of these types. In panic disorder, there are recurrent panic attacks with 1 month or more of persistent concern about having additional attacks, worry about the implications of having an attack ("going crazy", etc) or resulting behavior change b/c of them.

In brief: Anxiety & Panic
"anxiety disorders" is a group of several disorders sharing anxiety in common, but with differentiations in between.
Panic disorder is one of these types. In panic disorder, there are recurrent panic attacks with 1 month or more of persistent concern about having additional attacks, worry about the implications of having an attack ("going crazy", etc) or resulting behavior change b/c of them.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
"Panic Attack" is a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort, in which four (or more) of the following symptoms develops abruptly and reaches a peak within 10 minutes: palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate; sweating; trembling/shaking; sensation of shortness of breath/smothering; feeling of choking; chest discomfort/pain; nausea; feeling dizzy or lightheaded; derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself); fear of lsoing control or going crazy; fear of dying; numbness or tingling sensations; chills or hot flushes. The anxiety characteristic of a Panic Attack can be differentiated from generalized anxiety -- it's discrete, almost paroxysmal in nature, and usually it's much more severe in intensity.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Anxiety vs panic?
We did talk about this before.

In brief: Anxiety vs panic?
We did talk about this before.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
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