Unformatted text preview: o Become afraid of having another one o Fear of fear o Can create more • Associate situations with attacks o Specific fears (driving, grocery stores, school, etc.) o Agoraphobia • Treatments o Learn about physiology of panic attacks o Trick of mind—nothing to actually be afraid of o Lessens fear of fear “okay, I feel bad, but there’s nothing actually wrong, I’m going to be okay.” o Wait it out—most peak within 10 minutes o Desensitization of feared situations o Medications can help—no symptoms in those situations o Lifestyle factors No caffeine Get enough sleep Control stress Balanced diet...
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- Spring '08
- 10 minutes, phobia, panic attacks