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Anxiety/Panic: Personal Stories

Carmen’s Story: Overcoming Panic Attacks

A psychologist helped reduce fear, relieve emotional pain, and control thoughts that influenced panic attacks. This link will take you to a web site that can help.

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Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- Diagnosis and Treatment

The first step is to rule out the possibility that your symptoms are being caused by a medical condition that is not psychiatric. Among the conditions that produce symptoms similar to those of anxiety are hyperthyroidism or other endocrine problems, too much or too little calcium, low blood sugar, and certain heart problems. A thorough evaluation by your health care provider will determine if any of these conditions are the cause of your symptoms. If no other medical culprit can be found and the...

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Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

This video features a young woman who's dealing with social anxiety disorder.

Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 08, 2012
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