What Are the Signs of a Panic Attack? Panic attacks are brief and generally last less than 10 minutes. Some symptoms may last longer and gradually dissipate. People who have one panic attack are at greater risk for having future panic attacks.
What are Anxiety disorders? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. There is no test for anxiety disorders like panic disorder, PTSD,OCD or social anxiety disorder and the diagnosis is based on a good history and examination.
To understand anxiety one needs to know what the symptoms are and what the different types of anxiety disorders are like. We can take comfort in knowing that anxiety disorders can be maintained through medication, therapy, and life changes.