Tag Archives: panic disorder

The tripartite cognitive model of panic disorder

Panic attacks (PA) are very common phenomena and represent a nonspecific risk factor for psychopathology. Approximately 5% of individuals who experience unexpected PA develop panic disorder (PD), a chronic clinical condition of recurrent unexpected PA and persistent

Fear of anxiety and the brain response to threatening stimuli in panic disorder

Panic attacks are periods of very sudden intense fear, accompanied by bodily or cognitive symptoms (such as heart palpitations, dizziness, shortness of breath, or feelings of unreality) that can last from 10 minutes to hours and are

Highlighting inflammatory markers in anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders, often originating early in life, are very common and effect 28.3% of the population. With this high prevalence comes an associated cost to the economy, mostly related to the extensive overuse of primary care services