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panic disorder

 classifiedunder DSM as an anxietydisorder, sufferers experience attacks?that are unpredictable, and involveintense feelings of apprehension, anxiety andfear, and physiological symptoms of chest pain, dizziness andheavy breathing.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.