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Panic Disorders

Panic disorders in children and adolescents are common and treatable.  Often referred to as “panic attacks”, they come on suddenly and often develop without warning.  Panic Attacks can last for minutes or hours, if not recognized and treated, panic disorder and its complications can be devastating and have lasting effects.


Symptoms of a panic attack:


• Racing or pounding heartbeat

• Shortness of breath

• Dizziness or lightheadedness

• Intense fearfulness (a sense that something terrible is happening or about to happen)

• Trembling or shaking

• Fear of dying, losing control or losing your mind




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