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Top of page coping with a panic attack Panic attacks are an indication of severe anxiety you should seek professional help.
Patients with panic attack disorder respond discriminatively to their own interoceptive anxiety stimuli, which are attenuated by administering tricyclic antidepressant medications.
Other people find that cognitive therapy helps them reframe the thoughts that immediately occur before the panic attack to prevent the attack or helps them deal with an attack once it happens.
It's fairly easy to learn and practitioners can use the technique on themselves at home or during panic attack situations.
Having a panic attack is a very frightening experience.