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Panic Disorder

Diagnosis & Treatment

Panic Attacks Can Be Very Frightening

If you’ve every experienced a panic attack, you are not alone. Six million adults in the US have had the frightening experience of a spontaneous, seemingly out-of-the-blue panic attack that brings a host of distressing symptoms. 

A panic attack is the abrupt onset of intense fear that reaches a peak within a few minutes, and can bring on the chronic dread of having more panic attacks. This dread can lead you to avoid situations and activities that you fear will trigger an attack.

What does a panic attack feel like?
 

Panic attacks typically includes at least 4 of the following symptoms:

  • a feeling of imminent danger or doom
  • the need to escape
  • heart palpitations
  • sweating and trembling
  • shortness of breath or a feeling of choking
  • chest pain or discomfort
  • nausea or abdominal discomfort
  • dizziness or lightheadedness
  • a sense of things being unreal, depersonalization
  • a fear of losing control or “going crazy”
  • a fear of dying
  • tingling sensation
  • chills or heat flush 

You don’t have to suffer from panic attacks.

The Ross Center clinicians successfully treat patients with panic attacks using a combination of cognitive behavior therapy, exposure therapy, and, when appropriate, medication. We’ll teach you strategies to challenge your thoughts and alter your behaviors. The frequency of panic attacks will diminish and you’ll no longer avoid situations that have been causing you anxiety.

Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) Screening Form

Thank you for your interest in our SPACE-informed parenting group. Our group is designed to work with parents of children whose primary difficulty is anxiety with related avoidance behavior. Please answer the following questions so that we can gain a better understanding of you and your child.

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Please be advised that the turnaround time for prescription refill requests is no more than 48 business hours.  This means anything received on Friday will be completed no later than the same time the following Tuesday (assuming that Monday is not a holiday).  If you cannot give us that much time, please call the office as soon as possible and do not use this form

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