Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Panic Disorder Incidence

Facts about panic attacks:

  • About 10 percent of people in the US have suffered from panic attacks at sometime in their lives.
  • Panic disorders accounted for more emergency room visits than any other psychiatric illness.
  • Panic attacks are more common in women than in men.

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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Panic Disorder References
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