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Panic Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

This guide describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the major anxiety disorders, with information on getting help and coping with anxiety.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

How to Get Help for Anxiety Disorders

If you have had feelings of fearfulness and uncertainty for over six months, you may have an anxiety disorder. See your doctor. Effective therapies help most people with anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

Panic Attack or Heart Attack?

Heart disease in women is often mistaken for panic attack with shortness of breath, anxiety, palpitations and indigestion. Only by having testing beyond the standard EKG can a correct diagnosis be made.

Review Date: April 06, 2011

Women's Heart Foundation

Screening for Panic Disorder

If you experience an abrupt onset of intense fear or anxiety, you might be experiencing panic attacks. Answer these questions, print out the results and share them with your health care professional or a psychotherapist.

Review Date: January 16, 2013

Anxiety and Depression Association of America