16 doctors weighed in:
Are panic disorder and anxiety disorder the same conditions?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
7 doctors agree
In brief: Same, Different
The term anxiety disorder is a general category covering several types of problems.
One of these is panic disorder, which is characterized by sudden, intense feelings of panic and fear along with a variety of physical symptoms. There are other types of anixety, including chronic, generalized anxiety, which consists of nervousness on a daily basis.

In brief: Same, Different
The term anxiety disorder is a general category covering several types of problems.
One of these is panic disorder, which is characterized by sudden, intense feelings of panic and fear along with a variety of physical symptoms. There are other types of anixety, including chronic, generalized anxiety, which consists of nervousness on a daily basis.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: No
Panic disorder is one form of anxiety disorders.
Anxiety disorder represent the broader category. Other anxiety disorders besides panic disorder include generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and phobias.

In brief: No
Panic disorder is one form of anxiety disorders.
Anxiety disorder represent the broader category. Other anxiety disorders besides panic disorder include generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and phobias.
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Dr. Kenneth Adler
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: They R anxiety
But they r not the same.
Anxiety comes in different categories , panic can strike suddenly , peak in 10 minuets, symptoms dizziness , rapid heat beet , shortness if breath , fear if loss if control or death, sweating , shaking and many ends in the er.

In brief: They R anxiety
But they r not the same.
Anxiety comes in different categories , panic can strike suddenly , peak in 10 minuets, symptoms dizziness , rapid heat beet , shortness if breath , fear if loss if control or death, sweating , shaking and many ends in the er.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Claude Sassoon
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not the same
Anxiety disorders is a general category that includes several specific disorders of anxiety.
Some of these are: specific phobia; social phobia; obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, etc. Panic disorder is characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks, discrete periods with sudden onset of intense apprehension and feelings of impending doom.

In brief: Not the same
Anxiety disorders is a general category that includes several specific disorders of anxiety.
Some of these are: specific phobia; social phobia; obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, etc. Panic disorder is characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks, discrete periods with sudden onset of intense apprehension and feelings of impending doom.
Dr. Claude Sassoon
Dr. Claude Sassoon
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