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Panic Disorder Among Children

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear accompanied by physical symptoms that may include chest pain, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, or abdominal distress.

Additional information about panic disorder can be found on NIMH’s panic disorder page.

Panic disorder among children. Lifetime prevalence of 13 to 18 year olds. Demographics (for lifetime prevalence)

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