Fundamental of Nursing
Panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that develops for no apparent reason and that triggers severe physical reactions. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When a panic attack occurs, the people might think...
Topic: Panic Attacks
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my classmates about Panic Attacks.
Central Idea: I want to inform my classmates about what a Panic Attack is, what triggers a Panic Attack and what are the symptoms of a Panic Attack.
Panic Attack Outline
A. Panic Attacks are a form of Anxiety characterized by unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear accompanied by physical symptoms.
B. Panic Attack disorder affects about 6 million American adults and is twice as common in women as men. (Huppert)
Panic disorders are an extremely unpleasant condition that is considered a form of an anxiety disorder. Individuals who suffer from this disorder often experience panic attacks. A panic attack is considered a sudden and unexpected surge of overpowering fear (Panic Hub, 2010). A panic attack can happen...
A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When panic attacks occur, you might think you're losing control, having a heart attack or even dying. A panic attack begins...
Christopher Millea was a veteran of the First Gulf War and suffered from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The PTSD triggered unpredictable panic attacks and, at times, Millea needed unforeseeable FMLA leave. In 2001 he started working for Metro-North and in 2005, he applied for special leave under...
Usher’s behavior can also be attributed to an Anxiety Disorder, specifically, Panic Disorder. Being defined as “a mental and physiological response to a stressor, it is a disorder that can be characterized by “unforewarned attacks of extreme dread.” It is as though something terrible is about the happen...
Case Analysis: definition and treatment of Panic Disorder
Steve is a 42 years old male diagnosed with Panic Attach combined with Agoraphobia. There is insufficient information to provide a full diagnosis across the five axes (http://behavenet.com/apa-diagnostic-classification-dsm-iv-tr)...
Nothing will ever be the same was the constant refrain after the twin towers attacks. But in daily life it doesn't seem like much has changed. In 2001, I was in first grade, and nothing in my daily routine changed. Some of my classmates who were Arab or Indian had a tough time coming back to school...
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Physiological Disorder | Panic Disorder | Bipolar Disorder |
Cause of Disorder | The causes of panic attacks and panic disorder are not so easy to understand.Normally the tendency to have panic attacks runs in families.This is always connected to the one of the major...
through a traumatic experience can affect a person for the rest of their life. Having a phobia and having constant stress that leads to a state of panic, which in the end, takes over your whole body is not ideal. In the movie Batman Begins, the main character Bruce Wayne, who is also known as Batman...
were a number of key points which caused this devastating implication to the civilians of Britain.
One reason why the Luftwaffe commenced these attacks is due to the failure of Operation Sealion. Hitler was beginning to get impatient because of the number of German planes he had lost. This was due...
speech and writing the outline. (Check with your teacher to see if she or he wants you to include a title with your outline.)
Panic Attacks |
COMMENTARY | Topic: Panic Attack |
Stating your specific purpose and central idea as separate units before the text of the outline makes it easier to judge...
into anxiety attacks. There are several types of anxiety disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However in this particular paper I will be talking about Panic Disorder....
category of disorders called a Panic Disorder has made an experience of a reoccuring fear that destroys a person’s life. “A Panic Disorder is the presence of recurrent, unexpected Panic Attacks, followed by one month of persistent concern about having another panic attack, worry about the possible implications...
Panic Attack and Disorder
The history of the phrase “panic disorder” and the concepts of panic attack are very complex one. The word “panic”, derived from the Greek language, and initially meant of the feeling of being unjustified.
What is panic disorder?
“Panic disorder is an anxiety...
Causes and Treatment of Panic Attacks
It is necessary to first understand what anxiety disorder is in order to understand more easily what and how panic attacks occur in an individual. Anxiety is a normal reaction to different...
that heredity, genetics, and brain chemistry combined with life-experiences play a major role in the development of anxiety disorders, phobias and panic attacks.
The anatomical side of phobias
Phobias are more often than not linked to the amygdale, an area of the brain located behind the pituitary...
feelings of anxiety from time to time; and sometimes people get so overwhelmed, they go into a state panic. Anxiety is actually a normal human reaction to stress. However, in severe cases, anxiety and panic can become disabling and interfere with everyday living. For an adolescent, life is already stressful...
known as Panic Disorder.
Panic attacks are the hallmark of Panic Disorder. For many who have experienced a true PR crisis with one’s organization, the symptoms below will be immediately recognizable. According to the American Psychological Association:
A panic attack...
A. Panic disorder brings on the fastest and most complex changes known in the human body.
B. My purpose today is to inform you on panic disorder.
C. It concerns you because 1/3 of all Americans have a panic attack by the time they're adults, and 3 out of 4 don't receive the treatment...
Anxiety is widely known as panic disorder. It is most common among teenagers and adults, although it can be exposed to some children and elders. A person suffering from this disorder may have an anxiety attack at any given time, anywhere. When neurotransmitters become unresponsive, that...
article “Panic Attacks” from Sciencedaily.com, a panic attack is described as a sudden feeling of extreme fear or distress. There are a number of reasons why panic attacks occur. Panic attacks are usually triggered by exposure to a phobia. For example, someone with arachnophobia could have a panic attack...
How Panic Attacks Work
“Kelly Hamilton.” You hear your name being called out by your professor in front of the class. You are next up to deliver your presentation. Abruptly you begin to feel a variety of symptoms. Your heart begins to feel as if it’s going to jump out of your chest. The room begins...
What is Panic Disorder
****SOURCE: National Institute of Mental Health (There was not a date posted) Panic Disorder causes and symptoms Accessed from: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/panic-disorder/index.shtml (20 POINTS)
This article begins with an explanation of what Panic Disorder...
in a movie triggered her and she began experiencing a severe panic attack and was in lots of pain. This then led her to see another therapist who helped her calm down when having a panic attack however as therapy went on her panic attacks became worse. She was then referred to a psychiatrist (Trujillo...
Anxiety And Pain
How Have Psychological Theories Elucidated the Nature of Anxiety: With Particular Reference to Panic Disorder
Everybody has had experience with anxiety. Indeed anxiety responses have been found in all species right down to the sea slug (Rapee, et al 1998). The concept of anxiety...
occurrence, and every scare a person endures. Panic. Though panic is a part of everyday living, there are many people who suffer with uncontrollable panic on a day to day basis. It is believed that 1 million Canadians aged fifteen or older have suffered from panic disorder at some point in their lives, and...
as a fear of being left alone or finding oneself in public places in which one could be embarrassed and unable to find help in case of sudden panic attacks (Meyer, Chapman & Weaver, 2009). The biological, emotional, cognitive and behavioral components of this disorder are discussed in this paper.
Living in Fear of Panic Attacks
Paul Valery once said, “ Two dangers always threaten the world, order and disorder.” This is the truth for 2.4 million adults in America who suffer from an extremely serious disorder called panic disorder. They live in fear of having panic attacks, everyday they might...