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Panic disorder (PD)
- Panic disorder (PD) : panic disorder (PD) refers to a form of anxiety disorder characterized by panic attacks and sudden feelings of terror that strike repeatedly and without warning. Physical symptoms of Panic disorder include chest pain, heart palpitations , shortness of breath, dizziness, and abdominal stress . There is also persistent concern about having another attack and the possible implications and consequences it would bring.