Panic DisorderInfo Center

Lasting Effect of Therapy for Panic with Agoraphobia

Panic attacks with agoraphobia can have a major impact on daily activities, and while cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment, it's not known how long the benefit might last.

Apples Don't Fall Far From the Personality Tree

The apple tree saying for families goes way back. Parents' traits often become their children's traits. And parents' mental health issues often become their children's too.

Post-Stroke Confusion May Worsen Outcomes

Delirium among hospitalized stroke patients is common with up to 30 percent of patients suffering from disorientation and temporarily altered mental status. Research suggests those patients may have worse outcomes.

Work and the Healthy Mind

In an effort to quantify the societal impact of health disorders, global researchers found a link between mental health and time away from work. 

Don't Panic, Just Exercise

A simple, inexpensive, non-medicated and healthy remedy may be very effective in preventing and reducing panic or anxiety disorders: physical exercise.

Panic Attacks Don't Come Out of the Blue

Panic attacks are thought to be something that happen so suddenly and unexpected, that one doesn't have a chance to be prepared.

Morning Sickness Linked to Behavioral Issues

Old wives tales abound concerning pregnancy. One popular one is "if the future mother is really sick, it's a girl." According to recent research, it may cause something else.

Panic Attacks Predictable

Panic attacks may seem sudden and unexpected. In fact, physiological instability is detectable for at least an hour before a patient is aware that the panic attack will happen.

Global Look at Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder and symptoms are found throughout the world, but people throughout the world may not have access to mental health treatment.

Veterans at Risk

A new study suggests veterans with any psychiatric illness face an increased risk of suicide and those with bipolar disorder are at an even greater risk.