Panic Disorder Without Agoraphobia

Panic Disorder Without Agoraphobia

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Definition
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Definition

The main feature of Panic Disorder Without Agoraphobia is unexpected and recurrent Panic Attacks, without Agoraphobia. The frequency and severity of these unexpected and recurrent attacks vary widely from individual to individual. Sometimes attack occur ever day, then sometime once ever few months. Some attacks may be long and some may be short you never know. These attacks come when they feel like it, giving the person great apprehension about the next attack.

ONSET:

COMMON: Adolescence to mid-30s.
LESS COMMON: Childhood or after 45.

Diagnostic Criteria - Mental Health made easy.

NOT DUE TO A SUBSTANCE, GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITION, OR OTHER DISORDER.
SEE: CAUSING ANXIETY.

Must have had unexpected and recurrent Panic Attacks along with at least one of the following:

1. Persistent concerns of having more Panic Attacks.
2. Concerns about the meaning or consequences of the Panic Attacks.
        ( E.g., lose of control, feelings of going "crazy", or of having a heart attack )
3. Significant behavioral changes related from the Panic Attacks.

Agoraphobia must not be presence.

Panic Attacks can not be due to drug abuse, general medical condition, medication, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, or Specific Phobia.

Treatment ( Psychotherapy )

Adlerian Therapy
Behavior Therapy
Existential Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Person-centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic
Rational-emotive Therapy
Reality Therapy
Transactional Analysis

Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Alprazolam Intensol
Alzapam
Ativan
Centrax
Klonopin
Libritabs
Librium
Lipoxide
Novo-Alprazol
Paxipam
Serax
T-Quil
Tranxene
Tranxene - SD
Tranxene T
Valium
Valrelease
Xanax

 
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