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panic disorder

noun

Definition of panic disorder

  1. :  an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks



1979

First Known Use of panic disorder

1979


Medical Dictionary

panic disorder

noun

Medical Definition of panic disorder

  1. :  an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks followed by a month or more of worry about their recurrence, implications, or consequences or by a change in behavior related to the panic attacks




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