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 long does panic disorder last?
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Panic attacks associated with panic disorder usually reach their climax within ten minutes of the at...
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Once someone has had one panic attack, are subsequent ones more likely?
Someone who has experienced panic attacks in the past is more likely to experience them in the futur...
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Is panic disorder fatal?
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While often people having a panic attack feel as though they're having a heart attack or otherwise d...
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What Happens During a Panic Attack?
What Happens During a Panic Attack?

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