Services for Panic
Disorder and Phobia-
disorder symptom severity scale
Treatment by medications
are generally prescribed for acute control of anxiety attacks and further prevention
of the severe attacks.
medications are best taken under supervision as the doses are tapered gradually
a three – six month duration of medication is recommended.
Treatment by counseling
techniques – training is provided to the patients to be able to manage their
bodily reactions during a panic attack in an adaptive manner.
therapy – specific phobias and anxiety symptoms are gradually dissociated from
each other in a hierarchial manner.
behavior therapy – this includes identifying and challenging one’s own
therapy – interpersonal issues impacting the anxiety symptoms are addressed.
therapy – unconscious repressed emotions impacting one’s psychological states
are uncovered to aid in recovery.