Symptom Media

Panic Disorder

This training title highlights the major symptoms of Panic Disorder.  Symptoms of Panic Disorder may include: palpitations or accelerated heart rate, sweating, trembling or shaking, sensations of shortness of breath or smothering, feelings of choking, chest pain or discomfort, fear of dying, weakness in the knees, confusion, blank mind, sensing time going by very slowly, and feeling the need to escape.

The patient in this episode demonstrates many of the classical symptoms of Panic Disorder.


The patient reports that one of the symptoms that caused him to go the Emergency Department was excessive sweating alongside having his heart pounding.

Having trouble catching breathe:

The patient reports another symptom was having troubling breathing.  The patient describes the episodes as a time of “sheer panic.”

Fear of dying:

The patient reports that he went to the Emergency Department because he “felt as if he was having a heart attack.”  The patient reports that he had an EKG and that it was normal.

Chest pain or discomfort:

The patient reports that the reason for going to the Emergency Department was that his heart was pounding hard and felt like it was going to explode outside of his chest.  The patient reports that the chest pain was so severe, it felt like someone was “chasing him in the woods.”



The patient reports that this episode was not isolated.  The patient reports that the next day when making coffee, for no reason at all, the same panic feelings returned.

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