Anxiety & Panic Articles

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  • DSM-5 Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms
    Cessation or reduction in alcohol use, especially after a period of heavy and prolonged drinking, can lead to alcohol withdrawal. Medical attention should be sought for severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Treatment usually involves hospitalization ...
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder Symptoms
    The essential feature of Separation Anxiety Disorder is excessive anxiety concerning separation by a child from the home or from those (in adolescents and adults) to whom the person is attached. This anxiety is beyond ...
  • Acute Stress Disorder Symptoms
    Acute Stress Disorder is characterized by the development of severe anxiety, dissociative, and other symptoms that occurs within one month after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor (e.g., witnessing  a death or serious accident). As ...
  • Social Anxiety (Phobia) Disorder Treatment
    Social Anxiety Phobia Disorder — formerly known as social phobia — is commonly treated by either psychotherapy or certain types of psychiatric medications. Social phobias characterized ...
  • Social Anxiety Phobia Symptoms
    Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia,  is an intense fear of becoming extremely anxious and possibly  humiliated in social situations -- specifically of embarrassing yourself in front of other people. A person who suffers ...
  • Specific Phobia Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Introduction Any help in maintaining the social structure is anxiety-alleviating, and work, school, and social activities should be maintained. Behavioral approaches are widely used ...
  • Specific Phobia Symptoms
    Many people experience specific phobias, intense, irrational fears of certain things or situations--dogs, closed-in places, heights, escalators, tunnels, highway driving, water, flying, and injuries involving blood are a few of the more common ones. Phobias ...
  • Agoraphobia Symptoms
    The essential feature of Agoraphobia is anxiety about being in (or anticipating) situations from which escape might be difficult or in which help may not be ...
  • Panic Disorder Treatment
    Introduction Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Introduction Panic attacks and panic disorder can be very disabling conditions for the people who suffer from them. Sometimes they can lead to avoidance of any activity ...
  • Panic Attack Symptoms
    A panic attack is a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort emerging from either a calm or anxious state, in which four (or more) of the following symptoms developed abruptly and reached a peak ...