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If someone you know has a panic attack, he or she may become very anxious and not think clearly. You can help the person by doing the following:
It is helpful when the person is experiencing a panic attack to say things such as:
By following these simple guidelines, you can:
You can offer ongoing help as the person tries to recover from panic disorder:
Current as ofSeptember 11, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineChristine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as of:
September 11, 2018
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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