Is panic disorder serious for children?

Panic disorder is a serious condition for a child. Children experience intense feelings of fear and are prevented from attending school, participating in activities and from having a normal childhood. It is important to give support and encouragement to children with this condition.

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How is panic disorder related to agoraphobia and phobic avoidance?
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When should I call my doctor if I have panic attacks and panic disorder?
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What do I need to know to care for someone with panic disorder?
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What Happens During a Panic Attack?
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