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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 of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineChristine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as of:
May 28, 2019
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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