How does panic disorder affect my quality of life?

Panic disorder can significantly affect your quality of life if left untreated. People with this disorder can become unproductive when panic attacks occur and may be prevented from performing their daily tasks. Their family and daily work life can be seriously disrupted.

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When should I call my doctor if I have panic attacks and panic disorder?
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Can panic disorder be prevented?
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What happens during a nonphobic panic attack?
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