Table of contents for 100 questions & answers about panic disorder / Carol W. Berman.

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Part 1. The Basics
Questions 1-14 give basic background about panic disorder and panic attacks, including:
* What is a panic attack?
* Why do I feel like running away when I have a panic attack?
* I've always been an anxious person. How do these panic attacks differ from my usual anxiety?
Part 2. Risks and Causes 
Questions 15-25 discuss risk factors and causes associated with panic attacks, such as:
* Why do I get panic attacks after I drink coffee?
* If I don't get enough sleep (less than 6 hours), I find I can have a panic attack. Why?
* Should I avoid alcohol if I have panic disorder?
Part 3. Diagnosis
Questions 26-35 describe how panic disorder is formally diagnosed:
* Are panic attacks related to other illnesses?
* Are panic attacks related to depression?
* Is it possible to have manic depression and panic disorder?
Part 4. Prevention and Treatment
Questions 36-45 discuss methods of preventing and treating panic attacks, including:
* What kind of doctor treats panic attacks?
* I heard it wasn't a good idea to take Valium or Xanax to deal with panic attacks. What are these drugs? 
* What medicines should be taken to stop panic attacks?
Part 5. Surviving
Questions 46-100 provide tools and techniques for people with panic disorder to use in daily life:
* How can I get my spouse to understand the problem?
* I am becoming afraid to go outside, because I fear having a panic attack in public. What can I do?
* Will I pass this condition on to my children?

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Panic disorders -- Popular works.
Panic disorders -- Miscellanea.