Panic Attacks in Children

"My kid thinks she is going crazy"

Panic Attack Disorder Signs...

  • anxiety goes fast from 0 to 10
  • occurs without warning even at calm moment
  • may have no specific trigger to high anxiety level
  • refusual to go places as afraid they will have that "panic feeling"

Sudden and often unexpected surges of...

  • intense fear
  • racing heart
  • dizziness
  • stomach aches
  • fear of dying
  • feel of loosing control or going crazy
  • unable to breath

Anxiety Treatment...

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • learn about panic and the misfiring of faulty signals
  • learn to reset body through relaxation strategies
  • other panic coping tools and techniques