Page 43

Panic Disorder !

Much like everyone else, you might sometimes have a specific experience that sends you into a panic. For example, you work all night on a paper, only to have your computer crash before you saved your last changes or you are about to dash across a street when you see a large truck coming right at you. Your heart races, your hands shake, and you might break into a sweat. !

In panic disorder, however, a person experiences recurrent, sudden onsets of intense terror, often without warning and with not specific cause. deviant (atypical)

personally distressful (long period of time)

3 criteria

maladaptive (function); (danger)

Co requisite text pdf  

Co-requisite reading / gateway content course instruction.

Advertisement