Definition of panic disorder in English:
A psychiatric disorder in which debilitating anxiety and fear arise frequently and without reasonable cause.
- These disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and agoraphobia, the fear of open spaces.
- In DSM-III, anxiety neurosis was divided into panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder.
- Serotonin dysregulation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of anxiety disorders in general and panic disorder in particular.
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