INTERPRETATION OF SCORESPanic disorder is a real illness. It can be treated with medicine and therapy. People with panicdisorder feel suddenly terrified for no apparent reason. These frequent outbursts of panic are calledpanic attacks. During a panic attack, people have scary physical feelings like a fast heartbeat, troublebreathing, or dizziness. Panic attacks can happen at any time and any place without warning. Theyoften happen in grocery stores, malls, or crowds or while traveling. People who experience panicattacks live in constant fear of another attack and may stay away from places where they experiencedpanic attacks previously. For some people, fear takes over their lives and they are unable to leavetheir homes. Panic attacks do not last long, but they are so scary they feel like they go on forever.ACTIVITY: DESENSITIZING SYSTEMATICALLYThere are several effective ways of treating panic disorder, some of which a person can engage in byhim- or herself. For example, you can adjust your life to avoid the stimulus that provokes the panic
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