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panic attack

n.
The sudden onset of intense anxiety, characterized by feelings of intense fear and apprehension and accompanied by palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, or other related symptoms. Also called anxiety attack.

panic attack

n
(Psychology) an episode of acute and disabling anxiety associated with such physical symptoms as hyperventilation and sweating. See also panic disorder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.panic attack - a sudden attack of fearpanic attack - a sudden attack of fear    
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Translations
záchvat paniky
Panikattacke
attacco di panico

panic attack

n (Psych) → Panikanfall m; to have a panic attackeinen Panikanfall bekommen
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Talking to reporter here on Thursday consultant psychiatrist Dr Darya Khan Laghari said that panic attack is generally accompanied by physical symptoms, such as a pounding heart, sweating, rapid breathing and a patient with panic disorder may have repeated panic attacks and feel constant fear as to when the next attack will occur.
Moin Ansari said that that the panic attack is generally accompanied by physical symptoms, such as a pounding heart, sweating and rapid breathing and a patient with panic disorder may have repeated panic attacks and feel constant fear as to when the next attack will occur.
The panic Attack is a discrete period in which there is the sudden onset of intense apprehension, fearfulness, or terror ,often associated with feelings of impending doom.
With little-to-no understanding of what a panic attack was, until I actually experienced one, I discovered they're truly terrifying and leave you exhausted and feeling overwhelmed.
Panic disorder (PD) includes the experience of physiological distress (such as sweating, heart racing and chest pain), along with feelings of confusion, apprehension and fear that one is losing control or going insane.1 The symptoms of a panic attack normally peak within 10 minutes.