Panic disorder is one of the most common anxiety disorders. The patients are generally resistant to drugs and psychotherapy, which can turn the disorder in a chronic and preventive manner.
In this article, the recent studies made on panic disorders are summarized. The age range where panic disorder is observed the most is 20-29, and it was founded that the rate of prevalence in women of these ages is two times higher than that of men.
The first step of the panic disorder treatment is to inform the patient about panic and its treatment. As it is considered that being informed about panic disorder and its symptoms has a healing effect, reliable books and other sources of information can be presented.
Despite the fact that giving care to psychiatric patients have positive effects such as personal satisfaction, ability to cope with challenges and consolidation of family ties, it also causes stress and burden on the patient’s relatives.
I have been observing that there is a connection between panic disorder and time perception. If one minute seems short to you, you may panic during tests. But I would like to remind you of great songs that fit into two minutes’ time. Isn’t this a relief?
Panic disorder is characterised by panic attacks with symptoms like palpitations, sweating, tremors, chest tightness, shortness of breath, dizziness, a fear of going insane, fear of death and similar symptoms, and the fear of repeat attacks.
Stop everything you are doing, close your eyes, and think: you are walking towards a platform in a conference hall.
General characteristics of anxiety disorder in individuals: It is generally described as the state of feeling nervous, aggressive, troubled and uneasy without any reason, and in a way people cannot overcome in daily life.
The lexical meaning of anxiety is the sensation of fear or panic. Possible to be experienced by all in daily life, this sensation is frequent and constant in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
What is a psychological trauma?
What is meant by psychological trauma is an event significant enough to inflict emotional damage on anyone who is exposed to it. We can list some of the traumas created by men as follows: war, physical or sexual assault, serious accidents, being a witness to harm inflicted to oneself or someone else. Some traumatic events are caused by nature, like fires, earthquakes, storms and floods.