by Helen Farrell, MD

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    The lecture Panic by Helen Farrell, MD is from the course Major Psychiatric Disorders. It contains the following chapters:

    • Panic
    • How Does Panic Disorder Develop?
    • Vulnerability Factors
    • Neurobiology

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    1. It is a mental disorder.
    2. Its presents as sudden onset of shortness of breath, chest pain, numbness and tingling in the extremities along with nausea.
    3. It affects much of the general population.
    4. It is a discrete period of heightened anxiety.
    5. It is acute episode of fear.
    1. Generalized anxiety disorder.
    2. Major depression.
    3. Schizoaffective disorder.
    4. Bipolar disorder.
    5. Bulimia Nervosa.
    1. …response to a catastrophic life event where the patient re-experiences the trauma.
    2. …alternating episodes of panic and anger as a response to a major trauma.
    3. …persistent, excessive anxiety and hyperarousal about daily general events.
    4. …experience of panic attacks accompanied by persistent fear of having additional attacks.
    5. …a brief episode of depressed mood associated with suicidal intentions.
    1. Alcoholism
    2. Asthma
    3. Sexual abuse
    4. Neuroticism
    5. First degree relative.
    1. GABA-benzodiazepine receptors.
    2. Dopamine receptors.
    3. NE receptors.
    4. Glutamate receptors.
    5. NMDA receptors.
    1. Fear of social contact.
    2. Fear of closed spaces.
    3. Fear of heights.
    4. Fear of fire.
    5. Fear of blood or injury.

    Author of lecture Panic

     Helen Farrell, MD

    Helen Farrell, MD

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